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watermelon, baby lettuce and pecan salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Leah Stacey
Huntsville, AL

This salad is so good you will be licking the vinaigrette out of the bottom of your salad bowl! It is sweet, savory and spicy all in one!

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For watermelon, baby lettuce and pecan salad

  • 3/4 c
    candied pecans. ( i use b.loyds, paula deen is on the cover on the package .)
  • 5 c
    watermelon seeded and cubed
  • 1 pkg
    baby lettuce leaves
  • 1 c
    crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 c
    rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    pepper jelly (any flavor) i like the red jalepeno pepper jelly.
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated onion
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil

How To Make watermelon, baby lettuce and pecan salad

  • 1
    to make the vinaigrette dressing: Whisk together the first 6 ingredients. Gradually add the oil in whisking until blended. Set a side
  • 2
    For the Salad: You can serve this family style on a platter or in individual bowls. Place the lettuce down first
  • 3
    next place the watermelon on top of lettuce, sprinkle with feta cheese then nuts.
  • 4
    last drizzle the dressing on top.