Strawberry Salad with Feta, Arugula, and Pickled Red Onions


Sweet strawberries and peppery arugula combine to make the ultimate side for cookouts and potlucks. Trust us, you'll make this healthy salad on repeat.

Strawberry Salad with Feta, Arugula and Pickled Red Onions
Photo: Carson Downing
Total Time:
20 mins
10 cups


  • 1 large red onion

  • ½ cup white balsamic vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 5 ounce baby arugula

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint

  • 2 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and halved or quartered

  • ¾ cup crumbled feta cheese (4 oz.)

  • ½ cup toasted pistachios

  • ¼ cup olive oil


  1. Cut onion in half lengthwise and thinly slice into half-moons. In a medium bowl stir together vinegar, sugar, and 1/2 tsp. salt; add sliced onion and stir to combine. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, on a platter or salad plates arrange arugula, parsley, and mint. Top with strawberries, feta, pickled onions, pistachios, and, if you like, additional parsley and mint. Stir olive oil into pickling liquid; drizzle over salad(s). Serves 8.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

224 Calories
14g Fat
22g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 224
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 316mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 70.8mg 354%
Calcium 138mg 11%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Potassium 382mg 8%
Folate, total 62.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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