Watermelon Summer Salad with Mint Basil Vinaigrette

Watermelon Summer Salad with Mint Basil Vinaigrette
Watermelon Summer Salad with Mint Basil Vinaigrette
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  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    This easy salad combines sweet watermelon, fragrant dressing, salty cheese, tangy onions, and peppery arugula create a salad worth swooning over.

    Ingredients

    • 2 1-1/2 inch slices seedless watermelon, rind removed cut into thirds, total of 6 wedges
    • 9 cups arugula
    • 1 cup crumbled queso fresco
    • Pickled Onions
    • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
    • 1 tablespoon of sugar
    • 1 tablespoon of salt
    • ¾ cup of white vinegar
    • ¼ cup water
    • Mint Basil Vinaigrette
    • ½ cup packed fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
    • ½ cup packed fresh mint leaves
    • ½ teaspoon grated orange zest
    • 1 tablespoon orange juice
    • ¼ cup white wine vinegar, add more to taste
    • ½ cup olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 2 garlic cloves
    • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 416 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 37 g 57.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 26.79%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 992 mg 41.34%
    • Calcium: 33 mg 3.3%
    • Potassium: 114 mg 3.26%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.12%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 23 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.45%
    • Sugar: 17 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 9.09%
    • Vitamin C 10.51%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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