Watermelon Arugula Goat Cheese Salad

Summer is *almost* over. Although the weather here in Boston has been screaming fall this week… This makes me very sad. I do feel like I had a great summer, and I do love fall, but I’m not ready to think about what that means is coming next. Winter. Blech. Last winter was brutal, and I’m just not ready for it. Hubby, on the other hand, can’t wait to bust out his snowboard…

As I’m clinging to these last few days and hours of summer, I’ve been eating as much summer produce as possible. This salad is a simple way to highlight some delicious watermelon. The peppery arugula and salty goat cheese provide a great contrast to the sweet juicy watermelon.

I didn’t actually follow a recipe here, I just threw things together.

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Watermelon Arugula Goat Cheese Salad

Yield: Serves 6-10

Ingredients:

3-5 oz arugula
1/4 of a whole watermelon, cubed
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2-4 oz crumbled goat cheese
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Arrange arugula on a serving platter.

Top with cubed watermelon.

Pour vinegar over watermelon and top with goat cheese.

Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

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One Response to “Pimento Cheese Burger”

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    ErinsFoodFiles — May 7, 2016 at 2:46 pm

    HOW.AWESOME. I totally just found this via Google. I bought some pimento goat cheese from my favorite goat cheese farm here at the Nashville Farmer’s Market. And we were already planning on burgers tonight, so I thought it would be great on top. I googled to see what other condiments people added, and was like “Oh, Benton Baker, I know her!” Then I read the post, LOL!!! Once I read it I remembered. How funny that this was nearly 4 years ago to the day. 🙂

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