Festive and Healthy Red, White and Blue Salad

By Kristen Arute, Hingham Current Staff, July 4, 2020
Hingham Current File Photo / Kristen Arute

Whether you are grilling outside or dining indoors, this simple, festive and healthy salad is sure to be a holiday crowd pleaser!


Spring mix salad greens (i.e. arugula, baby spinach)

Watermelon, diced


Goat cheese, crumbled

Candied pecans (or walnuts or almonds)

Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and drizzle with best quality balsamic vinegar and olive oil,

OR use the following recipe to dress the salad.

Honey Mustard Lemon Vinaigrette

1/4 c. water

1/4 c. honey

1/2 c. apple cider vinegar

1/2 c. olive oil

juice from 1/2 of a lemon

1 T. dijon mustard

2 t. salt

1/2 t. pepper

1 T. shallot, minced

Whisk all ingredients until blended.

Kristen Arute can be reached at kristen@hinghamcurrent.com.