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watermelon, feta and arugula salad in a blue and white bowl
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Watermelon, Feta and Arugula Salad

The surprising combination of watermelon, feta, and arugula makes a salad that hits all the right notes of sweet, savory, and fresh.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: summer salad, watermelon recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 177kcal
Author: Jess Smith via Inquiring Chef
Cost: $6.50


  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Mixing Bowl


  • 5 oz Baby Arugula
  • 2 cups Cubed Watermelon
  • 6 leaves Mint, chopped or finely sliced
  • 4 oz Feta Cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup Vinaigrette, for serving (see note)
  • Fresh Cracked Black Pepper


  • Toss together arugula, watermelon, mint, feta, and vinaigrette.
  • Top with black pepper. Serve immediately.


Use your favorite dressing to top this salad. We particularly like it with a store-bought balsamic vinaigrette or Sweet Basil Vinaigrette.


Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 327mg | Potassium: 233mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1393IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 202mg | Iron: 1mg