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4.87 from 15 votes

Summer Arugula Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

This fresh and simple summer arugula salad is filled with all of my favorite ingredients: couscous, avocado, corn, tomatoes, cheese, pepitas, and a simple basil vinaigrette. Serve with any summer meal or make it your summer meal!
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes


  • 5 ounces arugula
  • 1 cup cooked Israeli couscous
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1 large avocado chopped
  • 1 ear of sweet corn kernels removed
  • 1/3 cup shredded white cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup pepitas
  • Basil vinaigrette for dressing the salad


  • In a large bowl, combine arugula, cooked Israeli couscous, tomatoes, avocado, corn, white cheddar cheese, and pepitas. Drizzle the salad with basil vinaigrette and toss until combined. Serve immediately.