Bacon Arugula Salad & Strawberry Vinaigrette

Bacon Arugula Salad & Strawberry Vinaigrette

This sweet and savory salad marries an interesting flavor and texture combo that somehow works so well it makes you forget you're eating healthy.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings


Strawberry Vinaigrette

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup strawberries, sliced
  • 2 tbs balsamic vinegar 2 tbs = original
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Main Salad Fixings

  • 5 to 6 oz arugula
  • 1 cup strawberries, sliced
  • 4 to 5 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

Optional but tasty additions

  • 2 oz crumbled feta
  • 1/4 red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  • To prepare the vinaigrette, combine all the ingredients in a food processor or blender and pulse until smooth.
  • Toss together arugula, strawberries, and bacon to evenly distribute, then pour on the vinaigrette. Toss again to evenly coat.
  • Serve it up, adding additional toppings as desired.


Enjoy with a crunchy seeded cracker, your favorite croutons, or our kalamata olive muffins.