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Overhead view of a plate of grapefruit arugula salad on a marble table with a fork on the side.

Easy Grapefruit Arugula Salad with Walnuts and Maple Dressing


A healthy grapefruit arugula salad topped with a maple & olive oil dressing. A simple, healthy and delicious salad that comes together in 5 minutes to accompany any meal.


  • For the salad:
    • 4 cups arugula
    • 1 - 2 grapefruits, sliced
    • handful of walnuts, roughly chopped
  • For the dressing:
    • 3/8 cup olive oil
    • 1 1/2 tbsp white wine vinegar
    • 4 tbsp maple syrup
    • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice


  1. Mix the arugula, grapefruit slices and walnuts together.
  2. Mix the dressing ingredients in a sealed jar or container and shake vigorously until well combined.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and serve.


  • Use real maple syrup for this dressing recipe -- it will make a huge difference in the taste.
  • You can substitute the arugula for spinach if you prefer or don't have arugula on hand.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: salad
  • Method: mixed
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 286
  • Sugar: 12.4g
  • Sodium: 7.5mg
  • Fat: 24.6g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.2g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 20.6
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.9g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Protein: 1.9g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: healthy salads, salad recipes, arugula salad, grapefruit salad, maple salad dressing