Watermelon & Goat Cheese Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Watermelon & Goat Cheese Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

The contrasting flavors and textures of crisp, sweet watermelon and creamy, tangy goat cheese are magical partners. Top with sliced grilled chicken to make it a meal.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Low Calorie Low Carb Low Cholesterol Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
5 20 min 20 min



  • 3 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 8 cups watercress, tough stems removed, or mixed salad greens (5 ounces)
  • 4 cups diced seedless watermelon, (about 3 pounds with the rind) (see Tips)
  • 1/4 cup very thinly sliced red onion, (1/4 small)
  • 2 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts, (2 ounces), toasted (see Tips)

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Whisk oil, orange juice, vinegar, salt and pepper in a large bowl until well combined. Add watercress, watermelon and red onion; toss to coat. Divide among 5 plates. Top with goat cheese and hazelnuts to serve.


  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 224
  • Carbohydrates: 13g
  • Fat: 18g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Potassium: 337mg
  • Sodium: 171mg
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit, 1 high-fat meat, 2 fat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1

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