Arugula Salad With Dates And Bacon Recipe

This Arugula Salad with Dates and Bacon is a perfect combination of sweet and savory flavors. The peppery arugula is balanced by the sweetness of the dates, while the crispy bacon adds a salty and smoky element. Tossed in a tangy vinaigrette, this salad is a refreshing and satisfying dish that can be enjoyed as a light lunch or a side dish for dinner.

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Ingredients for Arugula Salad With Dates And Bacon Recipe

  • 0.67 cup Arugula
  • 1 Slices Bacon, Cooked And Crumbled
  • 0.17 cup Chopped Dates
  • 0.33 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.17 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 0.17 teaspoon Honey
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Arugula Salad With Dates And Bacon Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by cooking the bacon until crispy. Once cooked, crumble it into small pieces.
  • STEP 2.In a large bowl, combine the arugula, chopped dates, and crumbled bacon.
  • STEP 3.In a separate small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, honey, salt, and pepper to make the vinaigrette.
  • STEP 4.Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad and toss to coat evenly.
  • STEP 5.Serve the salad immediately and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, you can toast the chopped dates in a dry skillet for a few minutes before adding them to the salad.
  • If you prefer a vegetarian version, you can omit the bacon and add some toasted nuts like almonds or walnuts for crunch.
  • To make this salad ahead of time, prepare all the ingredients and store them separately. Toss the salad with the vinaigrette just before serving to keep the arugula crisp.

Storage and Serving

  • This salad is best served immediately after tossing with the vinaigrette to keep the arugula crisp.
  • If you have leftovers, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • You can enjoy the leftovers as a light lunch or side dish, but note that the arugula may wilt slightly.
Nutrition
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144
calories per serving
6 g Fat9 g Protein10 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    6g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    10g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    10g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    6g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    411mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    261mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    199mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    31mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    118mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    199mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp