Watermelon Arugula Salad

Summer got you hot and sweaty?! Cool off with this sweet and juicy Watermelon Arugula Salad! It’s full of liquids to keep you hydrated (watermelon) and antioxidants to keep you in tip-top shape (arugula has lots of Vitamin A). Give this refreshing salad a toss, and let us know what you think!

Ready in 15 min

Serves 6 ppl
151 calories per Serving


  • 3 cups Arugula
  • 1/4 cup Mint
  • 4 cups Watermelon
  • 1 Lemon, juice + zest
  • 5 oz Feta Cheese, fat-free
  • 3 TBSP Olive Oil
  • Dash of Salt
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Slice watermelon into cubes
  2. Add olive oil, zest, and lemon juice to the bowl and mix
  3. Mix mint into a bowl
  4. Mix 2 oz feta cheese into the bowl
  5. Add Arugula to the bowl and toss the salad
  6. Add freshly ground black pepper and kosher salt to taste
  7. Top the salad with remaining feta cheese
  8. Enjoy!


$13.58 Total
$2.26 Total per Serving
All items are SNAP eligible


1 Lean Protein
1 Vegetable
1 Fruit
1 Dairy

Will last in Fridge 1-2days, but best eaten fresh

Recipe by: Taylor Jalomo

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