Watermelon, Arugula and Feta Salad

Watermelon, Arugula and Feta Salad
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This sweet-and-savory salad is a great way to showcase fresh watermelon. Pair with Jalapeño Chicken and Corn Chowder for a light meal that features seasonal summer porduce. Save yourself time prepping this recipe by buying watermelon that is already cut and cubed!

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  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 70

  • Total Fat 3.5g
    • Saturated Fat 0.9g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 200mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 9g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 6g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 3g
  • Potassium 230mg
  • Phosphorus 55mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1/2 Fruit, 1 Fat



  • seedless watermelon (cubed and chilled)
    3 cup
  • reduced-fat crumbled feta cheese
    1/3 cup
  • arugula
    7 oz
  • small red onion (thinly sliced)
  • balsamic vinegar
    2 tbsp
  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • salt (optional)
    1/4 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp


  1. In a large bowl, toss together the watermelon, feta, arugula, and onion.

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper.

  3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat.