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4.8 from 5 votes

Arugula Toast

A fast saute of garlic, almonds, arugula leaves and lemon juice. Divide the mixture between 4 slices of hummus-spread toast for quick and delicious appetizer or casual main course.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: almonds, arugula, fast, garlic, hummus
Servings: 4


  • 4 thick slices of bread, preferably from a crusty loaf
  • a glug of olive oil
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2-3 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 5 ounces baby arugula leaves
  • The juice of half a lemon
  • sea salt or kosher salt to taste
  • 4 tablespoons hummus


  • Toast the bread, and spread it on one side with the hummus.
  • Warm the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and almonds, and saute until fragrant -- about 1 minute. Add the arugula leaves, and saute until the leaves wilt -- about 1 minute. Off heat, stir in lemon juice and salt.
  • Divide the arugula mixture among the toasts. Serve hot or warm.