Watermelon and Arugula Salad

Amazeballs! I have made this salad many times, even in the winter. It is so very tasty, beautiful, refreshing....even elegant (yet easy! enough to serve for parties. Though, I often treat myself with just the salad and a glass of wine for dinner - nice!

Photo by Diane H.
Adapted from foodnetwork.com

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

15

minutes

SERVINGS

6

6

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

15

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

Adapted from foodnetwork.com

Ingredients

  • Ingredients

  • 1/2

    pound baby arugula leaves

  • 2

    pounds seedless watermelon, 3/4-inch-diced (3 pounds with the rind)

  • 1/3

    cup good olive oil

  • 1/4

    cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (2 lemons)

  • 1

    teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/2

    teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/2

    -pound chunk Parmesan cheese

Directions

Directions Place the arugula and watermelon in a large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Pour enough dressing on the arugula to moisten. Toss well and place on 6 salad plates. With a very sharp knife or a vegetable peeler, shave the Parmesan into large shards and sprinkle them on the arugula and watermelon. Sprinkle with salt and serve.

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