Ingredients • 4 cups water, plus more to taste, divided
• 1/4 cup sugar
• 2 tablespoons honey
• 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
• 4 cups watermelon, chopped
• 1 cup fresh lemon juice or juice of 6 fresh lemons
Optional, for serving:
• fresh rosemary sprigs, to taste
• lemon wedges, to taste
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons white balsamic vinegar
½ teaspoon kosher salt
8 ounces grape tomatoes, halved
3 cups arugula
1 cup sliced red onion
2 pounds watermelon, cubed
4 ounces feta cheese, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
Add the tomatoes, arugula, and onions; toss to coat.
Gently stir in the watermelon and feta cheese to serve.
½ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon ground coriander
½ teaspoon chili powder
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
¼ teaspoon lime zest
Juice of one lime
4 cups seeded cubed watermelon
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
1½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Salt and freshly ground pepper
6 cups seeded or seedless watermelon chunks
½ small red onion, minced
2 tablespoons shredded parsley
8 to 10 Moroccan or other oil-cured black olives
2 to 3 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (about ½ to ¾ cup)
1. In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil with the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Arrange the watermelon chunks on a platter and sprinkle with the onion, parsley, olives and feta. Drizzle the dressing on top and serve.
NOTE: It is very pretty if you can mix red and yellow watermelon chunks.
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