Arugula Beet Salad with Fresh Farmers Cheese – Salada de Rúcula com Beterraba e Queijo Fresco

Arugula, Beet, Cherry Tomato and Fresh Farmer’s cheese salad. This healthy salad is full of antioxidants and tastes delicious. Both savory and sweet! Loving the Portuguese flag colors.


  • 4 cups Arugula (washed)
  • 1 cup small or chopped jarred Beets with juice (save the juice for dressing!)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced very thin
  • 1/2 cup Farmer/Goat cheese
  • Crushed black pepper


  • 1/4 cup of beet juice
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1tsp lemon or lime juice

Mix ingredients in a jar or bowl. Set aside.


Mix all salad ingredients in a bowl, except Farmer’s cheese. Add desired amount of dressing. Top with Farmer’s cheese and sprinkle with crushed black pepper.