When it’s hot outside, nothing is more refreshing than ice cold watermelon. If you love watermelon, but want to dress it up a bit, try this Watermelon Salad with Mint and Feta!
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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.
Only Five Ingredients!
This beautiful salad has only four ingredients. Watermelon, mint, feta, sea salt and vinrgar. This salad which is usually dressed with a white rice vinegar. I find that dressing a little strong and acidic so I opt for this smoother, creamier vinegar: Prelibato White Balsamic vinegar from Italy. You may get lucky and find it in a store, but I almost always have to buy online. Second choice, O California White Balsamic. (<—Amazon link) I find this one in many stores and it’s a little easier on the wallet.
Finish with a pinch of my favorite Chef’s salt (affiliate link) and voila! A cold, refreshing fruit salad that’s the perfect combo of sweet and salty with a hint of mint!
The Recipe: Watermelon Salad with Mint and Feta
You will need: Prelibato White Balsamic vinegar from Italy or O California White Balsamic. (<—Amazon link) I find this one in many stores and it’s a little easier on the wallet. and Sea salt (affiliate links)
- 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
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.
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