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  • Watermelon Feta Salad

    The classic Watermelon Feta Salad gets an upgrade by adding farro and arugula for a wholesome and delicious side dish. This salad is quick and easy to put together and perfect summer side dish. The sweet and juicy watermelon pairs wonderfully with the salty and crumbly feta cheese, and the tangy champagne vinegar Dijon dressing. Perfect refreshing salad for a hot summer day. I could probably eat it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    Watermelon Feta Salad

    I love eating watermelon in the summer – it’s so refreshing and it tastes so sweet. I wanted to create a watermelon side dish that is also filling. So, I decided to add farro and it turned out fantastic! This watermelon feta salad with arugula and farro is so delicious and light!Watermelon Feta Salad

    What Goes With Watermelon Feta Salad

    This Watermelon Feta Salad is a great side dish for just about anything you put on the grill. It goes wonderfully with grilled chicken, fish or steak. If you have any leftovers, you can add some shrimp to the salad for a light and delicious lunch for the next day.


    With farro, arugula, fresh watermelon, feta cheese and vinegar Dijon dressing, this salad would be great to bring to a potluck, picnic or a backyard party. It’s basically summer in a bowl, enjoy! I can’t wait to make it again!
    Watermelon Feta Salad

    How To Make Watermelon Feta Salad

    Watermelon Feta Salad
    Prep Time
    10 mins
    Cook Time
    20 mins
    Total Time
    30 mins

    Course: Salad
    Cuisine: American
    Servings: 8
    Calories: 112 kcal
    Author: Neli @ Delicious Meets Healthy
    • 1 cup dry farro
    • 4 cups arugula
    • 2 cups cubed watermelon
    • 4 oz feta cubed
    Champagne Vinegar Dijon Dressing
    • 1 Tbsp Champagne vinegar
    • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
    • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
    • 1 Tbsp honey
    • salt
    • black pepper
    1. Cook farro according to package instructions.

    2. When the farro is ready, add arugula, farro, cubed watermelon and cubed feta cheese to a large salad bowl. 

    3. Mix all dressing ingredients in a small mixing bowl and drizzle the dressing over the salad. 

    4. Store it in the refrigerator and eat within a couple of days.

    Nutrition Facts
    Watermelon Feta Salad
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 112
    % Daily Value*
    Sodium 27mg 1%
    Potassium 149mg 4%
    Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
    Sugars 5g
    Protein 3g 6%
    Vitamin A 9.1%
    Vitamin C 5.6%
    Calcium 2.6%
    Iron 4.9%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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