Roast Beef and Arugula Bundles

roast-beef-arugula Photo: Travis Rathbone; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth


  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 thin slices very rare deli roast beef (about 8 oz. total), halved crosswise
  • 4 cups baby arugula
  • 1 ounce Parmigiano-Reggiano, shaved


In a large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, oil and sugar; season with salt and pepper. Arrange roast beef on a work surface. Add arugula to dressing; toss. Divide arugula among centers of roast beef slices, with a few leaves extending beyond beef. Top with shaved cheese, roll into cylinders and serve.

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  • Yield: 16 pieces (serving size: 2 pieces)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 65
Fat per serving: 4g
Saturated fat per serving: 1g
Cholesterol per serving: 18mg
Fiber per serving: 0g
Protein per serving: 7g
Carbohydrates per serving: 1g
Sodium per serving: 340mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Calcium per serving: 61mg

Good to Know

At only 65 calories per serving, this appetizer will win over starch fans, too.