Watermelon Feta Salad {recipe}


Here’s to watermelon season!  I had had a similar salad on my list for a while now, and my father-in-law ended up making this for dinner last week.  It is mighty tasty!  The sweet-salty combo is always a winner in my book 🙂  This salad is a great refreshing summery salad, and with fresh mint…it just is wonderful.

Also, afterwards I thought this would be great for a 4th of July side salad…add some blueberries, and VOILA!


Watermelon Feta Salad

1/3 cup(s) extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoon(s) fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoon(s) kosher salt
1 teaspoon(s) Tabasco
1/2 teaspoon(s) freshly ground pepper
1  (8-pound) seedless watermelon, scooped into balls with a melon baller or cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks, chilled
2 cup(s) crumbled feta cheese
1 1/4 cup(s) pitted kalamata olives (optional), coarsely chopped
1 small sweet onion, cut into 1/2-inch dice
1 cup(s) coarsely chopped mint leaves

In a large bowl, whisk the oil, lemon juice, salt, Tabasco, and pepper. Add the watermelon, feta, olives, and onion and toss gently. Garnish with the mint and serve.

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Happy summer!


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