Watermelon, Orange & Cucumber Salad with Castelvetrano Olive Vinaigrette

Watermelon, Orange & Cucumber Salad with Castelvetrano Olive Vinaigrette

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From: EatingWell.com, September 2019

This easy and superfast salad is incredibly refreshing, thanks to juicy watermelon and oranges! The Castelvetrano olives lend a briny hit, while the herbs add lots of delicious depth to the salad. Pair this colorful salad with grilled shrimp or chicken.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 4 cups ( ¾-inch) watermelon chunks (from 1 small watermelon)
  • 1½ cups oblique-cut Persian cucumbers (about 3 cucumbers)
  • 1 cup navel orange sections (about 2 oranges)
  • ⅓ cup Castelvetrano olives, pitted and torn
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice (from 2 lemons)
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint, plus more for garnish
  • 1 ounce goat cheese, crumbled (about ¼ cup)
  • Lemon zest (optional)


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  1. Gently combine watermelon, cucumbers and orange sections in a large bowl. Transfer to a large platter.
  2. Stir together olives, lemon juice, oil, cilantro and mint in a small bowl; drizzle over fruit. Sprinkle with goat cheese, cilantro, mint and lemon zest, if desired.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1½ cups
  • Per serving: 248 calories; 18 g fat(3 g sat); 3 g fiber; 21 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 14 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 42 mg calcium; 261 mg sodium; 276 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings:

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