Pastrami and arugula salad with olive salsa


Salad Dressing Recipes: Top 50 Most Delicious Homemade Salad DressingsThis is a sophisticated, minimalist salad, designed to accentuate the unmistakable flavor of pastrami with a salsa bursting with Italian flavors. Add a little spinach and a few tomatoes for a heartier meal.

  • Yield: 2 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 15 Minutes


  • handful of fresh arugula
  • 6 oz (175 g) thinly sliced pastrami or other cooked sliced beef
For the dressing
  • 10 green olives, pitted and sliced
  • handful of plump dark raisins
  • 2 tsp capers, rinsed and gently squeezed dry
  • drizzle of olive oil
  • small handful of fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
How to Make It
  1. First, make the salsa. In a bowl, mix together the olives, raisins, capers, oil, and parsley. Taste, and season with a pinch of salt and some black pepper.
  2. Arrange the arugula and pastrami or other sliced beef in a shallow serving bowl. Spoon over the salsa, and serve at room temperature.

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