Watermelon, Shrimp & Spinach Salad

Garlic, honey, watermelon and yes, shrimp are an amazing combo!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon sea salt, divided
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 1⁄4 cup olive oil, plus 1 tablespoon for vinaigrette
  • 2 pounds jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 4 cups watermelon, remove rind and cut into 1/4" thick slices
  • 1 red onion, halved and thinly sliced

Directions

  • Whisk together white balsamic vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in 1/4 cup olive oil and set aside.
  • Toss shrimp with garlic and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper. Sauté on medium heat for 4-5 minutes or until done.
  • Divide spinach among 5 serving plates; top with cherry tomatoes, watermelon and red onion. Top evenly with shrimp and drizzle with vinaigrette.