Wisconsin Feta Watermelon Salad

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Rich, dense Wisconsin Feta has always paired nicely with light, refreshing watermelon—and this simple salad is no exception.


For Vinaigrette:
2 tablespoons Champagne vinegar
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Coarse salt and ground pepper to taste

For Salad:
1 cup (9 ounces) seedless watermelon, chilled and cut into bite-size pieces
2 ounces (2 cups) watercress leaves, washed and dried
2 ounces Wisconsin Feta Cheese, cut in planks
1/2 ounce (1 slice) red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds


Combine vinaigrette ingredients in small bowl; whisk to combine. In medium bowl, toss watermelon and watercress with 3 tablespoons vinaigrette; arrange on plate.

Top with Feta and red onion; drizzle remaining dressing over cheese. Sprinkle with poppy seeds before serving.

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