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Arugula Salad with Mint Chia Dressing {Grain-free, dairy-free, egg-free} | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

This Arugula Salad with Mint Chia Dressing inspired from a recent trip to Round Hill Jamaica will quickly become your new favorite salad dressing! It is flavorful, creamy, and bursting with fresh flavors!

Arugula Salad with Mint Chia Dressing

A few weeks ago you may have seen on Snapchat and Instagram that we were in Jamaica at our absolute favorite resort, Round Hill. This was our second stay there, and it was just as fabulous as our first stay!

The understated luxury, quaint beauty, and small size of the resort are some of my favorite features, aside from the sunsets (see below), and the amazing, local and fresh cuisine. They even have Billy’s garden where they pick tons of their own fresh produce each morning!

Round Hill Resort

Each morning we started our day with a Tropical Green Smoothie and a big ‘ol breakfast plate. One of the breakfast highlights was the Round Hill salad. Fresh arugula from their garden, slivered almonds, segmented oranges, and the best Mint Chia Dressing.

For lunch they start you off with fresh plantain chips and their homemade tapenade (ah-mazing, we took two jars home), and I ordered the chopped jerk chicken salad one MULTIPLE days. So fresh and delicious!

My fabulous friends at Round Hill said I could s hare with you the Mint Chia Dressing since I adored it SO MUCH.

Arugula Salad with Mint Chia Dressing

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Arugula Salad with Mint Chia Dressing

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Arugula Salad with Mint Chia Dressing

Arugula Salad with Mint Chia Dressing

Servings 8
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


Mint Chia Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice add more as necessary
  • 2 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoons mint more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper more to taste
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Everything Else:

  • 6 cups arugula
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 oranges segmented


  • Place all ingredients into your high-speed blender and pulse for 5 seconds.
  • Slowly pour in olive oil while blending until smooth and creamy.
  • Assemble salad and serve!


This recipe is adapted from Chef Martin MM. Maginley from Round Hill Resort and printed with permission.


Serving: 8gCalories: 245kcalCarbohydrates: 20.1gProtein: 3.8gFat: 18.3gSaturated Fat: 2.4gSodium: 156mgFiber: 5gSugar: 14g
Author: Lexi

This is not a sponsored post. We did receive some complimentary meals and a few complimentary nights throughout our stay. All opinions are 100% always my own!

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