Lemon Tarragon Watermelon Salad


I love that classic watermelon and feta combo, and I make this salad often in the summer. So sweet/salty/tart – and few things are better in the summer than cold, crunchy ripe watermelon fresh in the summer.

So I decided to try out some new flavors with this salad. Lemon and Tarragon pair perfectly with this watermelon salad. You just whack up a little lemon vinaigrette – and Voila! – instant watermelon salad. I tried a new method of plating this salad as well – just lay a watermelon slice on a plate and then cut into cubes, leaving the round watermelon shape intact. Pretty and yummy for a light summer dinner.

Happy Summer all ~

— posted by Donna


1 2-inch thick slice watermelon, chilled
2 ounces feta cheese, cut into cubes
1 bunch fresh tarragon
Juice and zest of one lemon
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon honey
Salt and pepper

Place slice of watermelon on a platter. Cut into cubes, while retaining the shape of the slice. Sprinkle feta cubes on top. Sprinkle some of tarragon leaves on top.

Blend in a blender a few tarragon leaves, the zest and juice of the lemon, the oil, mustard, honey and a pinch of salt and pepper. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired.

Drizzle dressing on top. Serve immediately.

Other fabulous watermelon salads out there:

Watermelon Salad with Balsamic Reduction, Damn Delicious
Strawberry Watermelon Feta Salad, Foodie Crush
Watermelon, Feta, Basil and Quinoa Salad, How Sweet Eats
Watermelon Feta Guacamole, Two Peas and Their Pod
Watermelon Feta Salad, The Novice Chef
Watermelon, Avocado, Mint and Feta, Foolproof Living

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