Watermelon Summer Salad with Mint Basil Vinaigrette

Watermelon Summer Salad with Mint Basil Vinaigrette

This easy salad combines sweet watermelon, fragrant dressing, salty cheese, tangy onions, and peppery arugula create a salad worth swooning over.

Ingredients

  • 2 1-1/2 inch slices seedless watermelon, rind removed cut into thirds, total of 6 wedges
  • 9 cups arugula
  • 1 cup crumbled queso fresco
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of salt
  • ¾ cup of white vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • Mint Basil Vinaigrette
  • ½ cup packed fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
  • ½ cup packed fresh mint leaves
  • ½ teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar, add more to taste
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
Read the whole recipe on The Noshery