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Pomegranate Arugula Salad + Feta and Lime {Guest Post: Dietetic Intern Erin Castle}

By June 14, 2023 Diabetic Friendly, Gluten-Free, Salads, Spring, Summer, Vegetarian
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Let me start by saying that I have NEVER been a fruit-in-salad kinda gal. This is to date the only time I have enjoyed that combination. This salad started as throwing together some ingredients my mom had in her fridge while I was home for the holidays last year and it turned out to be a beautiful staple salad in my life since. The ingredients are kind of winter-y(even the colors look like Christmas!) but it has been quite refreshing this summer also.

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The combination of the tangy salty feta, sweet pomegranate, and bite from the arugula is perfection.

Pomegranate Arugula Salad + Feta and Lime

This salad is also good for variations. I have tried switching out the types of onions, adding avocado, chicken, hard-boiled egg. The possibilities are endless!


-5oz container Arugula and Spinach Mix

-1 cup pomegranate

-1/2 cup crumbled feta

-1/2 of a medium cucumber

-1/4 of a medium red onion


-Drizzle olive oil (3 tbsp)

-juice from ½ lime

-dash of kosher salt and pepper


Wash arugula and spinach mix and set aside in a large bowl.

Cut pomegranate in half and press out seeds, reserve 1 cup.

Slice cucumber and onion.

Mix pomegranate, feta, cucumber, and onion in with the spinach and arugula.

Cut lime and squeeze over salad with oil and salt and pepper.



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