Arugula, Beets, and Goat Cheese Salad

Keywords: nutrient density leafy greens, folate, fiber, antioxidants, cardiovascular health, healthy fats, anti-inflammatory, balanced macronutrients

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Equipment: bowl, cutting board, knife


  • 1 7-ounce bag of arugula  
  • 3 small cooked red beets, cubed 
  • 5 ounces goat cheese  
  • ½ tablespoon of pine nuts 
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil  


  1. Place arugula and beets in a bowl. 
  2. Crumble goat cheese on top of the arugula and beets. 
  3. Sprinkle pine nuts and olive oil into the salad. 
  4. Serve. 


  • Add a splash of citrus to enhance flavor and iron absorption


  • Best if consumed fresh.  
  • Ideal as a side dish for your choice of protein.  

Nutrition Facts:

Total Servings: 4
Serving Size: 1/4 of the salad

Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories: 160 calories7%
Total Fat: 12 g16.5%
Saturated Fat: 6 g20%
Cholesterol: 16 mg5%
Sodium: 228 mg15%
Total Carbohydrates: 7 g3%
Dietary Fiber: 3 g11%
Added Sugar: 0 g0%
Protein: 8.6 g6.25%
Vitamin D: 5 IU1%
Calcium: 140 mg14%
Iron: 2 mg11%
Potassium: 57 mg63%