salad with watermelon feta and mint

Watermelon with Feta Salad

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The most summery and out of the box salad recipe! Watermelon with feta cheese and mint leaves, are you ready to give it a try? It is a pretty unusual combination of ingredients but you’d love it!

Healthy and light! Ideal for hot summer days when you want to have a cool snack, with a combination of sweet and savory.

The portion of this recipe will be for a person’s main meal/ snack or as a shared salad bowl as a side dish for two! You will only need 3 ingredients, an appetite for a refreshing salad, and a few minutes of your time! Let’s get started!

Recipe

Yield: 1 salad bowl

Prep Time: 10 min

Total Time: 10 min

Ingredients

  • 2 medium seedless slices of watermelon, 3-4 cups, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup feta cheese, cut into cubes or crumbled
  • 1/2 cup of fresh basil leaves, chopped at half
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup cucumber, cut into cubes (optional)

Directions

  1. Remove the seeds of the watermelon slices and cut them into small cubes, their size should be ideal as the perfect bite for you! Put them into a deep bowl.
  2. Cut the feta into slightly smaller pieces or just crush it with your hands and place it on top of the watermelon.
  3.  Rinse and chop the mint leaves and add them in the bowl.

Now it’s time to prepare our salad dressing!

  1. Put in a small container the olive oil, the balsamic vinegar, the honey, and the salt and mix them until it becomes a smoothy dressing!
  2. It is ready to add to your salad!

Notes

  • Storage: Store your watermelon with feta and mint salad in the fridge for a day although it is better to consume it immediately.
  • Served: Served with
    • a glass of iced and refreshing fancy water, 
    • a glass of cool white wine
    • some salty crackers
  • Variations:
    • Instead of mint, you can use basil leaves
    • if you don’t enjoy neither mint nor basil you can eliminate them of your salad, it still will be Yummy!
  • Extra TIP: Try to eat your salad right away when you prepare it when all your vegetables are fresh and cool from your fridge.

 *I am not a professional nutritionist, this is an estimated nutritional chart.

Enjoy your summer salad with watermelon, feta cheese and fresh mint!

watermelon with feta salad recipe

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salad with watermelon feta and mint

Watermelon with Feta Salad

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The most summery and out of the box salad recipe! Watermelon with feta cheese and mint leaves, are you ready to give it a try? It is a pretty unusual combination of ingredients but you'd love it!
Healthy and light! Ideal for hot summer days when you want to have a cool snack, with a combination of sweet and savory.
The portion of this recipe will be for a person's main meal/ snack or as a shared salad bowl as a side dish for two! You will only need 3 ingredients, an appetite for a refreshing salad, and a few minutes of your time! Let’s get started!
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 1 bowl
Calories 621 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 medium seedless slices of watermelon / 3-4 cups , cut into cubes
  • 1 cup feta cheese , cut into cubes or crumbled
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves , chopped at half
  • 1 tbsp olive oil , extra virgin
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup cucumber , cut into cubes (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Remove the seeds of the watermelon slices and cut them into small cubes, their size should be ideal as the perfect bite for you! Put them into a deep bowl.
  • Cut the feta into slightly smaller pieces or just crush it with your hands and place on top of the watermelon.
  •  Rinse and chop the mint leaves and add them in the bowl.

Salad Dressing

  • Put in a small container the olive oil, the balsamic vinegar, the honey, and the salt and mix them until it becomes a smoothy dressing!
  • It is ready to add to your salad!

Notes

  • Storage: Store your watermelon with feta and mint salad in the fridge for a day although it is better to consume it immediately.
  • Served: Served with
    • a glass of iced and refreshing fancy water,
    • a glass of cool white wine
    • some salty crackers
  • Variations:
    • Instead of mint, you can use basil leaves
    • if you don’t enjoy neither mint nor basil you can eliminate them of your salad, it still will be Yummy!
  • Extra TIP: Try to eat your salad right away when you prepare it when all your vegetables are fresh and cool from your fridge.
 *I am not a professional nutritionist, this is an estimated nutritional chart.
Keyword feta cheese, salad, watermelon

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