Watermelon, Cucumber & Feta Salad

Watermelon, Cucumber & Feta Salad

2 Reviews
From: EatingWell.com, April 2019

Here's a healthy salad recipe to make at the height of summer when watermelon and cucumbers are at their juiciest and most flavorful. Feta adds the perfect creamy, salty, tangy edge, and mint makes this salad taste even brighter. This is one easy side salad you'll want to serve at all your summer BBQs.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • ½ cup red-wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5 cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • 1 English cucumber, chopped
  • 6 ounces feta cheese, cut into ¾-inch cubes
  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

Preparation

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  1. Whisk vinegar, honey, salt and pepper in a small bowl; gradually whisk in oil until completely incorporated.
  2. Combine watermelon, cucumber, feta and onion in a large bowl. Gently stir in ½ cup of the vinaigrette. Refrigerate for at least 20 minutes or up to 2 hours.
  3. Just before serving, gently stir in mint; drizzle with the remaining vinaigrette.
  • To make ahead: Prepare through Step 2 and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1½ cups
  • Per serving: 219 calories; 16 g fat(6 g sat); 1 g fiber; 15 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 24 mcg folate; 25 mg cholesterol; 12 g sugars; 2 g added sugars; 958 IU vitamin A; 13 mg vitamin C; 164 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 362 mg sodium; 267 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (22% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 fruit, 1 medium-fat protein, ½ vegetable

Reviews 2

May 16, 2019
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By: Mary O'Neill
Yum!!!
April 21, 2019
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By: claire
This salad is delicious! I made it with picked red onion for a little less bite. One of our favorites!
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