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Watermelon, Arugula, and Pickled Onion Summer Salad

Enjoy this recipe from the Electric Kitchen!

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Ingredients:

Watermelon, Nalo Greens, and Pickled Onion Summer Salad

Pickled Onions:

  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • 1/2 cup thinly-sliced red onion

Salad:

  • 1/8 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed Meyer lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 cups arugula
  • 1 small to medium seedless watermelon, cubed into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions:

Pickled onions:

  1. In a small saucepan, combine ingredients except for onions.
  2. Bring to rapid boil.
  3. Remove from heat for 15 minutes.
  4. Place onions in a heat-proof container and cover with pickling liquid.
  5. Cool to room temperature and place in refrigerator to chill until ready to use.

Salad:

  1. In small bowl, combine red wine vinegar, lemon juice, and salt.
  2. Slowly whisk in olive oil until incorporated; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, place arugula, add dressing to taste and toss.
  4. Transfer to serving dish, top with watermelon, cheese, and chilled pickled onions.

Serves 8.

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