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Strawberry Arugula Salad with Watermelon and Feta

This salad serves 3-4 as a main salad or 6-8 as a side salad. Good quality balsamic vinegar and olive oil are important to use for this simple dressing. Use a melon baller to make melon balls for the watermelon.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 338 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 cups arugula
  • 3 cups seedless watermelon portioned with a melon baller or chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 3 cups strawberries sliced
  • 1/4 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil chiffonade (optional)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese or more to taste
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/3 cup fruity extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar or honey, plus more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon each kosher salt and freshly ground peppe

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, add the arugula, watermelon, strawberries, red onion, basil, feta cheese, and almonds.  

  2. in a small bowl whisk the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sugar or honey, and salt and pepper. Taste for sweetness and add more honey or sugar to your taste. Drizzle half of the dressing over the salad ingredients, reserving the rest and adding more if desired, then gently toss. Taste for seasoning and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Arugula Salad with Watermelon and Feta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 338 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 224mg10%
Potassium 518mg15%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 1850IU37%
Vitamin C 79.8mg97%
Calcium 205mg21%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.