Arugula Watermelon Tomato Salad

21 Nov

It`s still in the 80`s here so I still want a clean refreshing summer salad these days. Well, this fit`s the bill perfectly!! What we have today is an Arugula Watermelon & Tomato Salad.  Accented with fresh mint & basil, crunch added with toasted almonds & all comes together with a balsamic glaze or reduction this is pretty perfect.

Here`s what you`ll need:
Arugula- 1 cup per person, stemmed & rough chop
Watermelon-1/2 cup per person ,1/2 inch dice
Tomato-1/2 cup per person, 1/2 inch dice
Red Onion- Thinly sliced
Mint-Fresh, 1 Tbls per person thinly sliced.
Basil-1 Tbls per person thinly sliced
Feta Cheese- 2 Tbls per person
Almonds- Rough chopped, 2 Tbls per person
Balsamic Glaze or Reduction–2 Tbls per person

 

These are beautiful, use seedless watermelons if you can (annoying seeds unless you like to spit) but anything will work.

 

 

 

 

These are the stars of the show.

 

 

 

 

Pretty much prepped and ready to go.

 

 

 

 

Almonds, we need some crunch & toasty element.

 

 

 

 

 

Almonds chopped & toasting.

 

 

 

Time to put everything together. Toss the arugula, 2/3`s of the watermelon, tomato, red onion, feta, almonds & a bit of the balsamic glaze together in a bowl. Plate and top with the remaining ingredients.

Arugula Watermelon Tomato Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Arugula Watermelon Tomato Salad

Ingredients

  • :
  • Arugula- 1 cup per person, stemmed & rough chop
  • Watermelon-1/2 cup per person ,1/2 inch dice
  • Tomato-1/2 cup per person, 1/2 inch dice
  • Red Onion- Thinly sliced
  • Mint-Fresh, 1 Tbls per person thinly sliced
  • Basil-1 Tbls per person thinly sliced
  • Feta Cheese- 2 Tbls per person
  • Almonds- Toasted & rough chopped, 2 Tbls per person
  • Balsamic Glaze or Reduction--2 Tbls per person

Instructions

  1. Prep all salad ingredients
  2. Chop and toast almonds.
  3. Toss arugula, 2/3`s of the watermelon, onion, mint, basil, feta & almonds with the balsamic glaze.
  4. Plate and top with the remaining ingredients.
  5. Enjoy!!
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2 thoughts on “Arugula Watermelon Tomato Salad

    • Hi Akiba,
      Sorry, super simple, add 1/2-3/4 of a cup balsamic vinegar to a sauce pan & bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer & cook for 6-8 minutes until the balsamic is reduced by 1/2.

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