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Everyday Salad

This Everyday Salad is the perfect no-frills way to pack healthy vegetables into your day. It is fresh and flavorful with a delicious balsamic vinaigrette.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: everyday salad, salad recipe
Servings: 3
Calories: 358kcal


  • 3 cups arugula
  • ½ cucumber, chopped
  • ½ cup sliced beets
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • cup cooked quinoa
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup toasted walnuts, chopped


  • In a large bowl, toss together the arugula, cucumber, beets, carrots, and quinoa together until combined.
  • In a small jar with a lid, add the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  • Cover with the lid and shake to combine.
  • Drizzle on the salad and toss until coated.
  • Top the salad with the sliced green onion and chopped walnuts.
  • Serve immediately and season with additional salt and pepper if you prefer.


Calories: 358kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 44mg | Potassium: 417mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 4115IU | Vitamin C: 7.8mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 1.8mg