Watermelon and Feta Salad with Kalamata Olive Vinaigrette

Watermelon and Feta Salad with Kalamata Olive Vinaigrette

This easy, refreshing watermelon and feta salad is perfect for summer. Watermelon, feta and arugula is a classic summer combination, but to change things up a bit we added a Kalamata olive dressing on top. The salty and sweet combination is the perfect pairing – we promise!

Watermelon is a favorite summer fruit. It’s hydrating and full of vitamins C and A, potassium, and the antioxidant lycopene. It’s also great at satisfying your sweet tooth!

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Watermelon and Feta Salad with Kalamata Olive Vinaigrette

Salads, Watermelon, Summer, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Quick & Easy, Olives
  • This easy, refreshing watermelon and feta salad is perfect for summer. Watermelon, feta and arugula is a classic summer combination but to change things up a bit we added a Kalamata olive dressing on top. The salty and sweet combination is the perfect pairing – we promise! 
  • Watermelon is a favorite summer fruit. It’s hydrating and full of vitamins C and A, potassium,  and the antioxidant lycopene.  It’s also great at satisfying your sweet tooth!

 

  • Author: Claire Virga
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 4 cups of cubed watermelon ( about 1 cup per person)
  • 1 cup of Arugula
  • ½ cup of feta cheese, crumbled

Vinaigrette (makes 1 cup)

  • 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup of red wine vinegar
  • ⅓ cup of kalamata olive, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ teaspoon of sugar
  • Salt and pepper 

 

Instructions

  1. Make the vinaigrette:  Place olive oil, red wine vinegar, olives, basil, oregano, garlic, and sugar in a mason jar.  Shake until incorporated. Salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Cut watermelon into 1 inch cubes
  3. Stack cubes on serving platter
  4. Sprinkle arugula over cubes, then crumbled feta.
  5. Drizzle vinaigrette over the top. Salt and Pepper to taste.
  6. Enjoy!

 

Keywords: Salads, Watermelon, Summer, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Quick & Easy, Olives

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