Arugula Salad Recipe

A fresh, zesty home made vinaigrette makes this Arugula Salad Recipe with tuna a tasty treat. Make as a light lunch on its own or a small side salad. Pack in a container to take along on a picnic or outdoor party for a change of pace.

Arugula and garlic on a wooden table


  • 2 (5 oz) cans white albacore tuna in water, drained
  • 1/2 cup vinaigrette (any type you like)
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • dash salt and pepper
  • 1 cup arugula, rough chopped
  • 1 cup assorted salad greens
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 Tbsp capers


Prepare the dressing by whisking together the vinaigrette, lemon zest, garlic, and oregano.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Toss drained tuna, arugula, and salad greens.

Top with tomatoes and capers.

If transporting this salad to a picnic or party, pack in a sealable container.

Drizzle vinaigrette onto salad and lightly toss when ready to serve.


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