Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Watermelon with Arugula and Mint Vinaigrette

1 pound Watermelon
¼ cup Red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Honey
1 tablespoon Lemon juice (fresh)
2 cup Fresh Mint, chopped
½ cup Extra-virgin olive oil
1 item sweet/yellow onion, julienne
4 ounce Feta cheese, crumbled
1 item Bundle Arugula
½ cup Of pine nuts, toasted
1 item Salt and pepper to taste

Vinaigrette Directions
To prepare the vinaigrette, combine vinegar, honey, lemon juice, salt and pepper and whisk together. In a thin stream, whisking constantly add the oil until incorporated. Add the chopped mint, taste and adjust seasoning. Set aside

Salad Directions:
Cut the flesh from the melon and cut into bite size pieces, removing and discarding the seeds, and set aside. Peel and slice the onion into rings.
In a large bowl, combine the melon, onion, feta, pine nut and arugula. Pour the dressing over the salad mixture and toss gently until everything is coated and evenly mixed. To serve, divide salad among individual plates and garnish with mint leaves. Eat and enjoy.

6 Serving/s