Watermelon Arugula Salad

Watermelon Arugula Salad

Sweet watermelon, juicy cucumber and salty feta cheese are the perfect flavor combination nestled on top of tangy arugula.

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Summer is in full swing and I am loving all that my farmer’s market has to offer. Watermelon is my weakness. I just can’t eat enough.

While I love it plain right off the rind, I love experimenting with different ways to eat it.

My arugula salad with watermelon and feta is a simple creation that can be ready in under 15 minutes.

 Watermelon Arugula Salad | Sweet watermelon, juicy cucumber and salty feta cheese are the perfect flavor combination nestled on top of tangy arugula. | www.homeandplate.com

My neighbors are Greek and always have the best feta cheese in their fridge. Packed in water, this salty cheese is a must in this salad.

If you are afraid to taste watermelon and feta together -don’t be! The flavor is amazing.

For this salad, I spiralized the cucumber instead of chopping it. Now that’s a pretty salad!

While you can use any kind of greens, spicy tender arugula leaves contradict the sweet flavor of the watermelon and syrupy taste of the balsamic glaze.

 Watermelon Arugula Salad | Sweet watermelon, juicy cucumber and salty feta cheese are the perfect flavor combination nestled on top of tangy arugula. | www.homeandplate.com

Balsamic glaze you say?

Yes. That is all you need to dress this salad. The watermelon and cucumber provide enough juice that no oil is necessary.

You can find balsamic glaze in the same spot as vinegar at your local grocery store.

Love the salty and sweet flavors in this salad?

Be sure to try my Watermelon Chicken Salad with Pine Nuts and Feta and my Watermelon, Prosciutto & Pecorino Romano Skewers.

 Watermelon Arugula Salad | Sweet watermelon, juicy cucumber and salty feta cheese are the perfect flavor combination nestled on top of tangy arugula. | www.homeandplate.com

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Arugula Salad with Watermelon and Feta

Sweet watermelon, juicy cucumber and salty feta cheese are the perfect flavor combination nestled on top of tangy arugula.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Watermelon Feta Salad
Servings: 4
Author: Ali Randall

Ingredients

  • 4 cups arugula
  • 2 cups watermelon, chopped
  • 1 English cucumber, spiralized
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • Balsamic glaze
  • Fresh ground pepper

Instructions

  • Fill a large salad bowl with arugula greens. Add in the chunks of watermelon, spiralized cucumber and sprinkle plenty of feta on top.
  • Crack fresh ground pepper on top and drizzle the balsamic glaze on top to your liking.

 

 


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