Watermelon Salad with Mint and Feta

Watermelon salad with mint and feta

Nothing says summer like ice cold watermelon. Watermelon is high in Lycopene, a nutrient usually associated with tomatoes. But unlike tomatoes watermelons do not have to be cooked to release this heart healthy nutrient. Cup for cup watermelon has 40% more antioxidants than tomatoes. 

watermelon salad with mint and feta

This is The Organic Kitchen’s take on a traditional watermelon/mint/feta salad which is usually dressed with a white rice vinegar. I find that dressing a little strong and acidic so I opt for the smoother, creamier white balsamic from Prelibato. (affiliate link) ( Found at speciality stores or click to have it delivered to your door)

watermelon salad with mint and feta

And then add just a pinch of my favorite Chef’s salt (affiliate link)

watermelon salad with mint and feta

The Recipe: Watermelon Salad with Mint and Feta

You will need: White Balsamic and Sea salt (affiliate links)

Watermelon Salad with Mint and Feta
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 
A refreshing, light summer salad.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy lunch recipe, party recipe, summer recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Linda Spiker
Ingredients
  • 4 cups watermelon cubed or use a melon baller
  • ½ cup mint chopped
  • ½ cup Feta cheese the creamier the better!
  • Sea salt
  • White Balsamic lightly drizzled over melon approx. ½ cup
Instructions
  1. Use a melon baller or cut watermelon into cubes. Sprinkle with desired amount of crumbled feta, and chopped mint. Drizzle lightly with white balsamic, sprinkle lightly with sea salt, toss and serve.

 

watermelon salad with mint and feta

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7 thoughts on “Watermelon Salad with Mint and Feta

  1. Yummy! This is on our menu for a baby shower I’m throwing next weekend… Along with your salad with peaches and the berries in pastry baskets 🙂 I love all your recipes!!

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