Watermelon Balsamic Arugula Salad

Nutty arugula, fresh summer watermelon, bite-sized fresh mozzarella, and a couple other favorite additions drizzled with balsamic vinegar and EVOO- what could be better than this watermelon balsamic arugula salad?


Servings: 4

  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar plus additional
  • kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 6 cup arugula
  • ½ cup basil fresh, ribboned, plus additional for serving
  • 3 cups cucumber
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella pearl size
  • 3 cups watermelon cubed into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 avocado diced


1. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, and water. Set aside.

2. In a large bowl, toss together arugula, basil, cucumber, and fresh mozzarella. Add olive oil mix and toss well to combine. Refrigerate for 10 minutes.

3. Divide arugula onto plates or plate on large platter. Top with cubed watermelon and diced avocado. Top with additional salt, pepper, basil, and balsamic vinegar, if desired.

Total Time: 15 minutes