Arugula

Easy Arugula Salad

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups young arugula leaves, rinsed and dried
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil or olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large avocado – peeled, pitted and sliced

Directions

  1. In a large plastic bowl with a lid, combine arugula, cherry tomatoes, pine nuts, oil, vinegar, and Parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover, and shake to mix.
  2. Divide salad onto plates, and top with slices of avocado.

Wilted Arugular and Portobello Mushrooms

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • 1 portobello mushroom cap, chopped
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 4 cups arugula leaves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in red pepper flakes and chopped mushrooms and cook until mushrooms are coated with oil and begin to soften.
  2. Pour in sherry and chicken broth. Simmer until liquid is reduced by half. Add arugula and cook until wilted, about one minute. Season with black pepper. Serve immediately.

Arugula Hummus

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Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1/4 cup packed arugula
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Place garbanzo beans, arugula, tahini, lemon juice, and garlic in a food processor; pulse until garbanzo beans are chopped. Slowly drizzle olive oil into garbanzo bean mixture while blending until mixture is smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

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