Avocado and Arugula Spring Salad

Author: Stacey and Matty   Date Posted:19 October 2017 

Avocado and Arugula Spring Salad


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Avocado and Arugula Spring Salad

This beautiful and fresh spring or summer salad is so delicious, you will want to enjoy it every night of the week.


  • 6 whole Roma Tomato, seeded, and chopped
  • 1 whole Cucumber, quartered (seedless cucumber)
  • 1 cup Kalamata Olives, pitted and sliced
  • 2 cups Arugula
  • 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice, (juice from 1/2 lemon)
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt, coarse
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp dried Oregano
  • 2 whole Avocado, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Feta Cheese, crumbled (omit for dairy-free option)



1. Add the tomato, cucumber, olives, and arugula to a large salad bowl, and stir to combine.

2. Dress with the olive oil, lemon juice, sea salt, black pepper, and oregano, and stir to combine evenly.

3.Gently fold in the chunks of avocado, and pieces of feta cheese (omit for dairy-free version).

4.This salad is best enjoyed the day it's made.



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