Recipe courtesy of Sargento Foods Inc.

Arugula Salad with Cheddar, Dates and Toasted Walnuts

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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2 tablespoons olive oil

1 1/2 tablespoons sherry vinegar or white wine vinegar 

1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot or sweet onion 

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 

1/4 teaspoon salt 

One 5- to 6-ounce package baby arugula or mixed baby greens 

1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) Sargento(R) Shredded Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese 

3/4 cup chopped pitted dates 

1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted 

Freshly ground black pepper, optional


  1. Whisk together the oil, vinegar, shallots, mustard and salt in a very large bowl.
  2. Add the arugula; toss well. Add the cheese, dates and walnuts; toss well and transfer to serving plates. Serve with freshly ground black pepper if desired.