Thursday, August 11, 2011

Arugula and Watermelon Salad

Watermelon and Arugula Salad
For the vinaigrette:
1 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tbsp. red wine vinegar
4 tbsp. olive oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
For the salad:
1 small watermelon, seeded, rind removed and cut into 1-inch cubes
1 package (5 oz.) baby arugula salad blend
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
For the vinaigrette:
In a small bowl whisk together the lemon juice and red wine vinegar. Slowly add the oil in a steady stream, whisking to emulsify. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
For the salad:
In a large salad bowl, toss the salad blend, watermelon, feta cheese and pine nuts. Add the vinaigrette to taste and gently toss.
Makes 6 appetizer or side salads.
Tip: Fresh mint leaves add an interesting zing to this refreshing salad.
Source: "Simply Salads" by Jennifer Chandler
Recipe and Picture Credit:  The Commercial Appeal.

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