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Arugula Salad With Pomegranate, Avocado and Goat Cheese

 
One serving costs about $2.27

$2.27 per serving

4 people like this recipe

4 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

2 vegetarian,gluten-free,gluten free,lacto ovo vegetarian salad
spoonacular Score:67%

Spoonacular Score: 67%

 

Arugula Salad With Pomegranate, Avocado and Goat Cheese might be just the side dish you are searching for. This recipe makes 2 servings with 377 calories, 8g of protein, and 35g of fat each. For $2.27 per serving, this recipe covers 14% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 4 people were impressed by this recipe. If you have avocado, baby arugula, cilantro, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and vegetarian diet. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 70%. This score is solid. Try Pomegranate Goat Cheese Candied Pecan Arugula Salad, Arugula Salad With, Oranges, Pomegranate Seeds, and Goat Cheese, and Arugula, Pear And Goat Cheese Salad With Pomegranate Vinaigrette for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
1
1  avocado
avocado
2 large handfuls
2 large handfuls baby arugula
baby arugula
0.5 Tb
0.5 Tb fresh balsamic vinegar
fresh balsamic vinegar
3 Tb
3 Tb cilantro
cilantro
0.25 cups
0.25 cups goat cheese
goat cheese
2 Tb
2 Tb olive oil
olive oil
1 tsp
1 tsp pomegranate molasses
pomegranate molasses
2
2  pomegranate arils
pomegranate arils
some
some black sea-salt
black sea-salt
1  avocado
1
avocado
2 large handfuls baby arugula
2 large handfuls
baby arugula
0.5 Tb fresh balsamic vinegar
0.5 Tb
fresh balsamic vinegar
3 Tb cilantro
3 Tb
cilantro
0.25 cups goat cheese
0.25 cups
goat cheese
2 Tb olive oil
2 Tb
olive oil
1 tsp pomegranate molasses
1 tsp
pomegranate molasses
2  pomegranate arils
2
pomegranate arils
some black sea-salt
some
black sea-salt

Equipment

bowl
bowl
bowl
bowl


Instructions

  1. Toss the salad ingredients in a medium bowl.
  2. In a smaller bowl, mix the dressing ingredients and pour over the salad.
  3. Sprinkle with course salt and freshly ground black pepper.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.25
Ingredient
1 avocado
2 large handfuls baby arugula
½ Tbs fresh balsamic vinegar
3 Tbs cilantro
¼ cups goat cheese
2 Tbs olive oil
1 teaspoon pomegranate molasses
2 pomegranate arils
Price
$1.50
$0.57
$0.07
$0.04
$1.91
$0.33
$0.05
$0.02
$4.49

Tips

Health Tips

  • Sea salt is not healthier than table salt, contrary to what you may have heard. Sea salt is usually 97.5% sodium chloride (same as regular old table salt) and the minerals accounting for the rest are too insignificant to make a difference?unless you plan on consuming sea salt by the pound, in which case the health benefits from the minerals will definitely be outweighed by the negative effects of all the sodium you are consuming!

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

  • Avocados are one of the "clean fifteen", so you don't have to buy them organic if you don't want to spend the extra dough.

  • Sea salt can add a unique texture or provide bursts of salty goodness, but ONLY when it isn't being dissolved. So if you have expensive sea salt, save it for sprinkling on salads or dark chocolate cookies, don't try to use it in your pasta sauce or soup. Once sea salt dissolves, the flavor is indistinguishable from table salt from the shaker (after all, they are chemically the same thing, sodium chloride).

Cooking Tips

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • One popular method for deseeding a pomegranate is to do most of the work under water. Cut the crown off the pomegranate and make slices along the outside of the pomegranate, being careful not to cut too deep. Soak the pomegranate in a bowl of water until you can easily break the pomegranate apart where you made the slices. With the pomegranate still in the bowl of water, carefully release the seeds from the pomegranate membranes. The seeds will sink so you can easily remove the floating pieces. Then drain the seeds with a fine-meshed collander and enjoy!

  • If you're buying an avocado to use for dinner tonight, make sure you choose a ripe one! Find an avocado that is soft enough to press your fingertips into. If it's too firm, it's not ripe. If it's almost smooshy, it's too ripe. The perfect avocado can be hard to find in stores, so you might have to buy your avocados in advance and ripen them at home. To speed up the ripening process, put the avocados in a paper bag with an apple or banana. It really works!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
377 Calories
7g Protein
34g Total Fat
12g Carbs
21% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
377
19%

Fat
34g
54%

  Saturated Fat
8g
51%

Carbohydrates
12g
4%

  Sugar
3g
4%

Cholesterol
13mg
4%

Sodium
312mg
14%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
7g
16%

Vitamin K
53µg
51%

Fiber
7g
28%

Vitamin E
4mg
28%

Folate
104µg
26%

Copper
0.42mg
21%

Vitamin A
954IU
19%

Vitamin B6
0.35mg
17%

Vitamin B5
1mg
17%

Potassium
579mg
17%

Vitamin C
13mg
16%

Vitamin B2
0.26mg
15%

Phosphorus
136mg
14%

Manganese
0.24mg
12%

Magnesium
43mg
11%

Vitamin B3
1mg
10%

Calcium
85mg
9%

Iron
1mg
8%

Zinc
1mg
7%

Vitamin B1
0.1mg
6%

Selenium
1µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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