Arugula Strawberry Salad

A fresh salad on a hot summer day is always a tasty treat. This recipe takes advantage of all the produce growing in the Sweet Farm fields right now! You can get your own share of produce through our U-Pick Club! Sign-up now for the Fall Season.



  • Heat a small saucepan over medium heat. Once hot, add 1 Tbsp olive oil and shallot.
  • Sauté until soft and fragrant -About 4 minutes. Remove from heat andset aside and cool slightly.
  • Add all other dressing ingredients to a blender and blend until pureed. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed to combine.
  • Plate salad.
  • Serve additional dressing on the side.
  • Fun Topper: Roasted pecans!


What you'll need:

  • 8 ounces Arugula
  • 1-1½ cups hulled and quartered Strawberries
  • 2½ Tablespoons Hemp Seeds

For the Dressing:

  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 2 Shallots thinly sliced
  • ⅓ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1-2 tablespoons Maple Syrup
  • Pinch of salt and pepper