Cherry Almond Arugula Salad

This Cherry Almond Arugula Salad combines fresh baby arugula with sweet cherries, almonds, goat cheese, and grilled chicken for delicious summer salad that's perfect as a main dish or on the side!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Cathy Trochelman


  • 1 bag 7 oz. fresh baby arugula
  • 1 c. fresh cherries halved
  • 1 large grilled chicken breast thinly sliced
  • 1/2 c. roughly chopped unsalted almonds
  • 4 oz. crumbled goat cheese
  • 1 ring thinly sliced red onion quartered
  • For dressing:
  • 1/2 c. olive oil
  • 1/2 c. white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tbsp. dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh basil


  1. In a large salad bowl, layer arugula with cherries, chicken breast, almonds, goat cheese, and onion.
  2. Combine dressing ingredients and shake well; drizzle on salad as desired.
  3. *You may not use all of the dressing.