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Watermelon Salad With Arugula And Feta

A variation on the classic watermelon salad, this one features peppery arugula and tangy feta cheese. The sweet and juicy watermelon is the star of the show, making this salad a light and delicious option for any occasion.

Tasty Team
95% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Under 30 minutes


for 6 servings

  • 1 small watermelon
  • 3 cups fresh arugula (60 g)
  • 4 oz feta cheese (115 g), crumbled

Honey Lime Dressing

  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • salt, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 231
  • Fat 11g
  • Carbs 32g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 27g
  • Protein 4g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Using a sharp knife, cut off the top and bottom of the watermelon to reveal the red flesh and create flat surfaces on both sides. Stand the watermelon upright, and slice off the remaining peel so only the red core remains.
  2. Cut the watermelon into roughly 1-inch (2 cm) cubes and transfer to a large bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, water, honey, and salt.
  4. While whisking, gradually add the oil in a very slow, steady stream to create an emulsification. Set aside.
  5. Add the arugula, feta, and honey lime dressing to the large bowl with the watermelon.
  6. Toss the salad until well-combined, then divide between serving bowls.
  7. Enjoy!
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