Arugula Goat Cheese Salad

Eat the rainbow with this super flavorful arugula goat cheese salad that comes together with 6 simple ingredients in under 30 minutes. Enjoy!

Prep: 10 minutesCook: 5 minutesTotal: 15 minutes
Fat 13 Carbs 18 Protein 4
Yield 4


  • ¼ cup slivered almonds 
  • 2.5 ounces arugula 
  • ½ medium red onion, diced 
  • 12-oz. cherry tomatoes, halved 
  • ⅓ cup dried cranberries
  • ⅓ cup goat cheese crumbles


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • teaspoon pepper
  • teaspoon salt


  1. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar to a jar. Add salt and pepper and cover the jar. 
  2. Shake all the ingredients together until combined and then set aside.  
  3. Next, in a small skillet, toast the slivered almonds over medium heat for 4-5 minutes or until golden brown.Remove from heat and set aside until cool.
  4. Add arugula, red onion, tomatoes, dried cranberries, goat cheese crumbles, and slivered almonds into a large bowl and toss all of the ingredients together.
  5. Finally, drizzle dressing onto the salad, one tablespoon at a time. Continue to add one tablespoon of dressing until the salad is dressed as desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 Calories: 204 Sugar: 13 Sodium: 196 Fat: 13 Carbohydrates: 18 Fiber: 2 Protein: 4 Cholesterol: 12
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: SaladsMethod: Stove TopCuisine: AmericanDiet: Vegetarian

Keywords: arugula goat cheese salad