Blood Orange Arugula Salad with Feta and Kalamata Olives

A bowl of arugula salad with kalamata olives, feta cheese, red onions and blood oranges. A small bowl of blood orange slices and another salad are in the background.

5 from 7 reviews

This fresh and colorful salad has a depth of flavor with the combination of arugula, blood oranges, kalamata olives, and feta. The blood orange vinaigrette brings it all together.



Blood Orange Vinaigrette

  • 3 tablespoons Lemon Juice, freshly squeezed
  • 3 tablespoons Blood Orange Juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Blood Orange Zest
  • 4 1/2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Garlic, minced

Blood Orange Arugula Salad

  • 6 cups Arugula
  • 1 1/2 cup Baby Spinach
  • Handful of Mint, chopped
  • 3/4 cup Red Onion, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup Kalamata Olives, quartered
  • 3/4 cup Feta Cheese, crumbled
  • 4 Blood Oranges, peeled and sliced or cubed


  • In a small jar, whisk together 3 tablespoons each of freshly squeezed lemon and blood orange juice, 1 1/2 teaspoon of blood orange zest, 4 1/2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, a d 1 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic.
  • Combine 6 cups of arugula, 1 1/2 cups baby spinach, a handful of chopped mint,  3/4 cup of red onion, 3/4 cup of kalamata olives, and 3/4 cup of feta cheese in a salad bowl. Toss and either add  4 peeled and cubed (or sliced) blood orange on top of the salad.
  • When ready to serve, drizzle the vinaigrette on top.
  • ENJOY!!


  • Even though this recipe calls for blood oranges, you could easily substitute navel oranges.
  • Pick the olives from the olive bins in the produce department because they tend to be tastier.


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