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Roasted Apple Arugula Salad on a Large White Plate
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5 from 3 votes

Roasted Apple Arugula Salad

This Roasted Apple Arugula Salad recipe is made with a delicious combination of arugula, roasted apples with herbs, walnuts, and a fresh, lemony dressing. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Dish, Salad
Cuisine: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 373kcal


Arugula Salad

  • 2 fugi apples * or similar variety
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary * minced or 1/2 tablespoon dried
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves * or 1/2 teaspoon dried
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper * to taste
  • 2 tablespoons walnuts * halves and pieces
  • 4 cups arugula

Lemon Mustard Dressing


Roasted Apples, Shallots, and Walnuts

  • Preheat your oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with a Silpat mat, if desired.
  • Add the apples, shallot, rosemary, thyme, and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil to a medium bowl and toss until everything is well coated.
  • Spread evenly onto the baking sheet and season with salt and pepper.
  • Roast the apples for 15-20 minutes, until tender.
  • Push the apples to one side of the baking sheet and add the walnuts to the empty side.
  • Toast the walnuts for 3-5 minutes, checking often to avoid burning them.
  • Remove the apples and walnuts from oven and let them cool some.

Lemon Mustard Dressing

  • While the apples are roasting, whisk together the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil, lemon juice, and mustard.
  • Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Divide the arugula between two bowls and top evenly with the roasted apples and walnuts.
  • Drizzle on the dressing and serve.


Tips and Techniques for the Best Roasted Apple Arugula Salad

  • You can roast the apples ahead of time. Store them in the refrigerator so that you can quickly make salads, as needed.
  • This salad can be enjoyed warm or chilled.
** Nutritional information is an estimate and may vary.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 428mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 1125IU | Vitamin C: 22.8mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 1.4mg