Lemon Parmesan Arugula Salad

This ridiculously easy Lemon Parmesan Arugula Salad is not only a delicious Weight Watchers Salad that clocks in at just 2 Points per serving, but is incredibly versatile and pairs so well with just about any main course. I often refer to this as a “base salad” because you can enjoy it as is, or add a variety of other amazing ingredients to it. For protein, try adding chicken, salmon, steak, lentils or garbanzo beans. And for extra veggies you can toss in some cherry tomatoes, red onions, sliced bell peppers, peas or roasted zucchini slices. This is truly a great Weight Watchers Recipe to have in your bag of tricks. Enjoy!

Lemon Parmesan Arugula Salad

Simple, lovely and delicious, this easy arugula salad recipe pairs great with a variety of meals. Tangy lemon vinaigrette with the salty parmesan cheese makes the flavor combination absolutely mouthwatering.


  • 4 cups arugula
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place arugula in a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, and parmesan cheese.
  3. Pour dressing into arugula leaves, and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper as desired, and then top with lemon zest.

Preparation time: 5 minute(s)

Cooking time:

Diet type: Vegetarian

Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, Reduced carbohydrate, High protein, Gluten free

Number of servings (yield): 4

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

Calories: 93

Fat: 8.5g

Protein: 3g

Entire recipe makes 4 servings
Serving size is 1 cup
Each serving = 3 Smart Points/2 Points

PER SERVING: 93calories; 8.5g fat; 2.2g saturated fat; 1g carbohydrate; 0g sugar; 3g protein; 1g fiber

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