Food & Wine

Watermelon Salad

The cover of the Tri-City Herald's Food & Wine section July 30 will feature some unusual ways to enjoy watermelon. Inside you'll find more recipes plus buying, cooking and health tips on a variety of food-related subjects.

Watermelon Salad


1/2 seedless watermelon, cubed

8-12 ounces crumbled feta cheese

1/2-1 thinly sliced red onion

2 cups arugula

Salt, to taste

Fresh ground pepper, to taste

Extra-virgin olive oil, as needed


Cube peeled watermelon into ice cube size pieces. Add feta and onion and toss. Just before serving, add arugula, salt, plenty of pepper and a small amount of olive oil to toss. Serve chilled.

Makes 6-8 servings.

Approximate nutritional values per serving: 160 calories (33.5 percent calories from fat), 6 grams protein, 23 grams carbohydrate, 19 grams sugar, 1 gram dietary fiber, 6 grams fat, 25 milligrams cholesterol, 320 milligrams sodium.