Arugula Salad with Parmesan and Cherry Tomatoes Low Carb Recipe
Arugula Salad with Parmesan

Arugula Salad with Parmesan and Cherry Tomatoes

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For those of you who love salads, the keto diet is perfect, as salad greens are usually quite low in carbs, and you can experiment with adding different kinds of cheese, nuts or low-carb vegetables. We’d like to share with you one of our favourite salads – it’s quick and easy to make, and in addition to that it’s delicious.

Arugula Salad with Parmesan and Cherry Tomatoes

You can use another type of oil, based on your preferences – good substitutes would be walnut or avocado oil. The same goes for pumpkin seeds – you can substitute these for walnuts, slivered almonds, or pine nuts.

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If you want to make the salad more filling (f.e. if you’re eating it as a main dish rather than as a side dish), you can add a second type of cheese, such as mozzarella, and you can also add some diced avocado. If you’d like to add some herbs, dried basil is an excellent choice.

Arugula Salad with Parmesan
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Arugula Salad with Parmesan and Cherry Tomatoes

Low-carb and keto-friendly salad with arugula, cherry tomatoes and cheese.
Course Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword arugula salad, keto salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 141kcal
Author KetoVale Team

Ingredients

  • 50 g arugula
  • 50 g cherry tomatoes
  • 10 g pumpkin seeds roasted or raw
  • 20 g Parmesan cut in thin slices or grated
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp White Vinegar or ACV
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Prepare a large bowl for the arugula salad.
  • Drop the cherry tomatoes, pumpkin seeds, and Parmesan on the salad.
  • Combine olive oil with vinegar in another bowl to make the dressing.
  • Pour this dressing all over the salad. Toss to combine the ingredients together. Enjoy!

Nutrition/Macros

Nutrition Facts
Arugula Salad with Parmesan and Cherry Tomatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 141 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 170mg7%
Potassium 187mg5%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 794IU16%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 158mg16%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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