More Than Summer Love: Watermelon and Feta Salad

More Than Summer Love: Watermelon and Feta Salad
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3-4servings
INGREDIENTS
  • Salad
  • 3 cups watermelon cut into 2x2 inch cubes (approximately 2/3 of a medium watermelon)
  • 1 5 oz bag organic baby arugula
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds I prefer toasted
  • 1/4 cup mint chiffonade
  • 1/4 cup Maple Dijon Vinaigrette
  • Vinaigrette
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons shallot minced
  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
DIRECTIONS
Salad
  1. Make vinaigrette below and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine arugula and pumpkin seeds. Toss with vinaigrette, to taste.
  3. Portion arugula and pumpkin seed mixture onto plates. Top each plate with watermelon cubes, feta and a touch of mint.
  4. Drizzle each plate with a bit more vinaigrette.
Vinaigrette
  1. Combine all ingredients through shallot in a small bowl. Stir briefly together.
  2. Slowly drizzle in olive oil, whisking constantly to emulsify. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Alternative: add all ingredients to a high-powered blender and blend until incorporated.
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