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Watermelon and Arugula Salad with Feta and Raspberry Vinaigrette

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

3/4
cup balsamic vinegar
2
tablespoons rice vinegar
2
tablespoons raw honey
1
cup raspberries, rinsed plus 1/3 cup more for garnish
4
cups arugula
1
mini watermelon, sliced in 3-inch strips
2
tablespoons mint leaves, finely diced
1/3
cup feta cheese, crumbled

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

If mini watermelon is not available, replace with half of a large watermelon.

There are some flavors you never expect to pair well together. This salad is a perfect example of a pleasant flavor surprise that is completely unexpected. Refreshing watermelon with peppery arugula, flavorful feta cheese, and sweet and tangy raspberry vinaigrette is the perfect combination of strong flavors that balance one another in one perfect crunchy and juicy bite. So easy to prepare and with just few ingredients, this salad is ideal for picnics, backyard barbecues and last minute potlucks. Serve this at your next summer get-together and I guarantee your guests will come back for seconds and thirds.

Directions

  • 1 In a small saucepan over low to medium heat add balsamic vinegar and cook for 2 minutes. Whisk in rice vinegar, honey and raspberries until mixture begins to boil. Quickly stir and mash raspberries, lower heat and let cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  • 2 To serve, place a bed of 1 cup of arugula on each plate, arrange watermelon strips over arugula, sprinkle with mint, feta, a drizzle of raspberry vinaigrette and extra raspberries.

There are some flavors you never expect to pair well together. This salad is a perfect example of a pleasant flavor surprise that is completely unexpected. Refreshing watermelon with peppery arugula, flavorful feta cheese, and sweet and tangy raspberry vinaigrette is the perfect combination of strong flavors that balance one another in one perfect crunchy and juicy bite. So easy to prepare and with just few ingredients, this salad is ideal for picnics, backyard barbecues and last minute potlucks. Serve this at your next summer get-together and I guarantee your guests will come back for seconds and thirds.

Rate and Comment

Ericka Sanchez Ericka Sanchez
September 23, 2015

There are some flavors you never expect to pair well together. This salad is a perfect example of a pleasant flavor surprise that is completely unexpected. Refreshing watermelon with peppery arugula, flavorful feta cheese, and sweet and tangy raspberry vinaigrette is the perfect combination of strong flavors that balance one another in one perfect crunchy and juicy bite. So easy to prepare and with just few ingredients, this salad is ideal for picnics, backyard barbecues and last minute potlucks. Serve this at your next summer get-together and I guarantee your guests will come back for seconds and thirds.