Grilled Watermelon Salad with Sweet and Spicy Vinaigrette



1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil

1/4 cup honey

1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (from 2 to 3 limes) plus zest of 1 lime

1/4 cup minced shallots (from 1 large)

3 tablespoons hot sauce, preferably Texas Pete

2 large garlic cloves, minced

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


2 tablespoons salted butter

1 cup pecan halves

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 small seedless watermelon

One 5- to 6-ounce box baby arugula

1 cup sliced strawberries

1/2 cup blueberries

4 ounces premium-quality blue cheese

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

1/4 cup sliced scallions


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