Watermelon-Arugula Salad with Jalapeno, Feta, Peanuts

  • 3 Cups-Seedless Watermelon
  • 1 Cup-Feta Cheese-crumbled, about 8 ounces
  • 1 Each-Jalapeno Pepper-stem removed, halved, seeded and fine diced
  • ½ Cup-Peanuts-kettle fried/fry roasted, chopped
  • 1 Each-Green Onion-sliced thin
  • 1 Tablespoon-Fresh Parsley-leaves only chopped fine
  • 1 Tablespoon-Dijon Mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons-Honey
  • ¼ Cup-Orange Juice
  • 2 Tablespoons-Lime Juice
  • 2 Tablespoons-Olive Oil
  • 2 Cups-Baby Arugula
  • To Taste-Kosher Salt/Black Pepper

Directions

  1. Square off watermelon by cutting off rind on all sides, trim remaining rind.
  2. Cut watermelon into thick planks and into bite size cubes and place in a mixing bowl.
  3. Add feta/jalapeno/peanuts/parsley/onion and toss to combine.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together mustard/honey/orange/lime juice.
  5. While still whisking slowly drizzle in olive oil until all has been incorporated.
  6. Add arugula to watermelon mixture and lightly dress salad with dressing.
  7. Season with salt/pepper and toss to combine.
  8. Add additional dressing as desired.