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Jeweled Arugula Salad with Turmeric Yogurt Dressing
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Jeweled Arugula Salad with Turmeric Yogurt Dressing

Perfect on its own or as a side.
Course: Salad
Keyword: arugula, tumeric, yogurt


  • ½ cup quinoa
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt, divided
  • ¼ cup Califia Farms® Unsweetened Yogurt 
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice 
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric 
  • 1 garlic clove minced or pressed
  • 1 container (5oz) arugula
  • 2 navel oranges peeled and cut into rounds
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • ¼ cup pistachios roughly chopped 


  • In a medium saucepan combine quinoa, ¼ teaspoon salt, and 1 cup water.
  • Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer until tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Transfer quinoa to a plate to cool.
  • In a jar with a tight-fitting lid combine yogurt, lemon juice, oil, turmeric, garlic, and remaining ¼ teaspoon salt.
  • Screw on lid and shake to combine.
  • To serve, place arugula and quinoa in a bowl and toss with yogurt dressing.
  • Top with oranges, pomegranate seeds, and pistachios.