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Roast Beef and Arugula Bundles

Photo: Travis Rathbone; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth

Prep time 20 mins

Yield: 16 pieces (serving size: 2 pieces)

Finely sliced roast beef bundles leafy arugula for an easy yet elegant appetizer.


  • 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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 65
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 7 g
  • carbohydrate 1 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 18 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 340 mg
  • calcium 61 mg

How to Make It

  1. 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.