Arugula Salad

Arugula is a peppery green lettuce that is rich in vitamin c and potassium.Arugula was primarily used in Greek an Mediterranean dishes but now is popular in most american dishes as well in salads,pizzas etc.This is a perfect  and quick salad when you do not want to eat a lot of food and want a light dinner.
Preparation time:5 minutes

10 kalamata olives
3 cups baby arugula
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup craisins(dried cranberries)
1/4 cup feta cheese

1/2 cup diced cucumber

1 Tablespoon balsamic vinaigrette(See recipe here)
1.Place all the ingredients on a bed of arugula greens and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.
You can also use chopped strawberries instead of the craisins
You can also add some onions and diced tomatoes to the salad
Arugula is a peppery green so a little bit of sweetness from the craisins and tanginess from the balsamic helps balance the taste very well.
You can also add cooked chickpeas,grilled chicken or tuna
I normally use the fat free balsamic vinaigrette from Trader Joes it has no preservatives and is cheap and healthy.
Arugula can cause gas,bloating and cramps in the stomach for a few people so if you are not used to it,start with a small quantity.

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