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An alternative salad - alfalfa and arugula

Make this alternative salad for bold and different flavors
Make this alternative salad for bold and different flavors
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Colors make dishes look much more appetizing no matter the ingredients but add health to your batch too with these ingredients. Toss together this lovely alternative salad (there is no lettuce) and enjoy the complex flavors that come with it. This recipe will yield about 2-3 servings.


  • 3 medium Roma tomatoes
  • 2 oz arugula
  • 1 container alfalfa sprouts, ~4 oz
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • lemon cilantro hummus, to taste (for dressing)
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Slice tomatoes into eighths.
  2. Add arugula.
  3. Wash and separate alfalfa sprouts before adding.
  4. Thinly slice red onions and add.
  5. Dress with lemon cilantro hummus.
  6. Add black pepper if desired. Enjoy.

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