Watermelon Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
Watermelon Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
Dig into this quick and easy appetizer recipe from Summertime Cravings with Haylie Duff.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Tossing
  • Preparation Time 25 minutes
  • Cooking Time 25 minutes
  • Yield 6 servings
Ingredients
  • Lemon Vinaigrette:
  • ¼ cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 
  • 1 teaspoon Honey  
  • ½ teaspoon Whole-Grain Dijon Mustard  
  • ¼ teaspoon Kosher Salt 
  • 1 shallot, finely diced  
  • Zest and juice of 1 Lemon 
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper 
  • Watermelon Salad:
  • 1 small Watermelon 
  • 2 bunches Watercress, stemmed  
  • 1 pint small yellow Tomatoes   
  • ½ cup fresh Mint, thinly sliced in strips  
  • ½ cup cubed Feta 
  • ¼ cup Pine Nuts, toasted and chopped  
Method
  1. For the lemon vinaigrette: Combine the Olive oil, honey, mustard, salt, shallots, lemon zest and juice and black pepper to taste in a bowl and whisk until combined
  2. For the watermelon salad: Slice the watermelon in half and use a scooper to scoop out watermelon balls
  3. Put the watermelon balls in a large bowl and add the watercress, tomatoes, mint, feta and pine nuts. Add the lemon vinaigrette and gently toss to combine
  4. With a large spoon, scrape any remaining flesh from the watermelon halves to create hollow bowls. Add the tossed salad to the watermelon bowls and serve

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