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Summer Arugula Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

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!
5 from 7 votes


  • 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.