Watermelon, Feta and Arugula Salad Sep 1st 2014, 10:00, by Lori Lange
Summer must not end because I want to make this salad all year long >> Watermelon, Feta and Arugula Salad
I had quite the indulgent summer. I ate chips and deli sandwiches, I consumed a lot of ice cream and wine, and I gobbled up cheese like it was soon-to-be-rationed. All of that, of course, means I’m paying for it now. Unfortunately, I’m currently avoiding all of the aforementioned stuff like the plague in order to get some of those indulgent pounds off. Fall is looming ahead, and since jeans and boots are my everyday wear in chilly weather, it’s time I fit into those jeans again! So, I’m eating stuff like this, which is totally fine because this salad makes me very happy.
Baby arugula are the greens of choice in this salad. I personally love the slightly peppery flavor of arugula, but if you’re a hater then you can totally substitute mixed greens. Watermelon is the best with its natural sweetness. And when you pair it with salty feta cheese, it’s even better.
Toasted pine nuts and a simple vinaigrette finish off the salad. It’s perfect for bringing to end-of-the-summer barbecues because it’s so easy to make, and it’s one that everyone will love. You might be surprised how many people will ask you for the recipe. I don’t have a calorie count on this one since you may or may not utilize all of the salad dressing. But it’s enormously good for you, and it’s sure pretty to look at too