Though this salad only has a handful of ingredients, each one plays an equal part in adding to the complexity of the dish. Arugula wilts quickly when wet, so hold off on the dressing until right before serving. Find a delicate and balanced recipe after the break.
2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
Coarse salt and ground pepper
3 bunches arugula (about 12 ounces total), thick stems removed
1/4 medium red onion, thinly sliced
1 1/2-pound piece chilled seedless watermelon, rind removed, cut into small chunks (2 to 3 cups)
4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
- In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar and oil. Season with salt and pepper.
- In a large bowl, combine arugula and onion; toss with dressing to taste. Gently toss with watermelon and feta, and serve.
- North American