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Watermelon Salad with Cucumber, Feta and Mint (Serves 4-6)
courtesy of The Mediterranean Dish

An easy, fresh and super light Mediterranean watermelon salad. Three main ingredients: watermelon, cucumber, and feta cheese. But to take it to the next level, we add some fresh mint, basil, and a honey vinaigrette. The perfect dish for your next neighborhood party!

Honey Vinaigrette Ingredients
2 tbsp honey
2 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp olive oil
pinch of salt


Watermelon Salad
1 5 lb watermelon, peeled, cut into cubes
1 English (or Hot House) cucumber, cubed (about 2 cupfuls of cubed cucumbers)
15 fresh mint leaves, torn
15 fresh basil leaves, torn
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese, more to your liking

Method
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the honey, lime juice, olive oil and pinch of salt. Set aside for a moment.
  2. In a large bowl or serving platter with sides, combine the watermelon, cucumbers, and fresh herbs.
  3. Top the watermelon salad with the honey vinaigrette and gently toss to combine. Top with the feta cheese and serve!






 
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