Arugula & Papaya Salad with Pomegranate-Lime Vinaigrette

Arugula & Papaya Salad with Pomegranate-Lime Vinaigrette

Serves 4

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 1 rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup fresh pomegranate juice (save 1/2 cup seeds for salad salad)
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 tablespoon honey (or 1/4 teaspoon dried Stevia leaf powder)
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Salad

  • 5 cups baby arugula
  • 1/2 red onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 papaya (seeded, peeled and cubed)

Directions

Step 1. Make the dressing: whisk first 7 ingredients for dressing (vinegar through paprika) in a bowl.
Step 2. Whisk in oil and season to taste with salt and pepper.
Step 3. Make the salad: combine ingredients for salad in a large bowl.
Step 4. Add half of the dressing to salad and toss thoroughly.
Step 5. Add additional dressing as needed or serve a little extra on the side.
Step 6. Enjoy