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Feta Watermelon Salad


FETA WATERMELON SALAD
BJ's Restaurant Recipe

Makes 2 Servings

Salad:
2 cups mixed baby greens
1 1/2 cups arugula
3/4 cup fresh watermelon cubes
2 tablespoons Pickled Red Onion (recipe to follow)
2 mint leaves
1/4 cup Honey Vinaigrette (recipe to follow)
3 tablespoons feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 teaspoon fresh parsley, chopped

Pickled Red Onion:
1/2 cup red onion, sliced thin
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
pinch of tarragon  
pinch of kosher salt
pinch of ground black pepper
1 tablespoon granulated sugar

Honey Vinaigrette:
1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
pinch of kosher salt
pinch of ground black pepper

To make honey vinaigrette, whisk ingredients together in mixing bowl and refrigerate until ready to use.

To make the pickled red onion, whisk together vinegar, tarragon, salt, pepper, and sugar until combined.  Add sliced onions and allow to pickle for 2 hours in the refrigerator.

Assemble  the salad by tossing together baby greens, arugula, watermelon cubes, pickled red onions, and mint with honey vinaigrette. Mound on a plate and top with feta cheese crumbles and fresh parsley.