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Watermelon Arugula Salad with Pepper Jelly Dressing
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
With tender arugula, crisp cucumber and red onion, creamy blue cheese, crunchy candied pecans and lots of sweet, juicy melon this Watermelon Arugula Salad is beyond delicious!
Course: Salad, Salad Dressing
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Watermelon Arugula Salad, Watermelon Salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 57 kcal
Author: Chris Scheuer
  • 5 ounces arugula
  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh mint
  • 3 cups diced or balled watermelon
  • cups sliced seedless cucumber
  • ½ medium red onion thinly sliced
  • ¾ cup Candied Pecans
  • ¼-½ cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 6 tablespoons Red Pepper Jelly dressing more to taste
  1. Just before serving, combine the arugula and mint in a large serving bowl. Drizzle with 2-3 tablespoons of the dressing and toss lightly with two large forks or a salad tongs.
  2. Top with the watermelon, cucumber and red onion and drizzle with 3 tablespoons more dressing. Top with the blue cheese and the candied pecans. Serve extra dressing at the table. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

See Café Tips above in the post for more detailed instructions and tips to ensure success.

Nutritional information does not include the Candied Pecans and Red Pepper Jelly Dressing. See those individual recipes for their nutritional information.

Nutrition Facts
Watermelon Arugula Salad with Pepper Jelly Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 57 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 4mg1%
Sodium 87mg4%
Potassium 249mg7%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 1143IU23%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 84mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.