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Watermelon Cucumber Feta Salad

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Just a few ingredients, and you've got a refreshing summer salad! Salty feta and cool watermelon are great paired up with this easy vinaigrette dressing.

Ingredients

Dressing

2
tablespoons red wine vinegar
2
tablespoons olive oil
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves

Watermelon Salad

6
cups seedless 1-inch cubes watermelon (from 5-lb watermelon)
1
cup sliced quartered cucumber
1/2
small red onion, thinly sliced and quartered
1
cup crumbled feta cheese (4 oz)

Steps

  • 1 In small bowl, using wire whisk, mix vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Stir in mint.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix watermelon, cucumber, onion and 3/4 cup of the feta cheese.
  • 3 Pour dressing over watermelon mixture; toss gently to combine.
  • 4 Sprinkle salad with remaining feta cheese. Garnish servings with additional mint, if desired.
  • 1 In small bowl, using wire whisk, mix vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Stir in mint.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix watermelon, cucumber, onion and 3/4 cup of the feta cheese.
  • 3 Pour dressing over watermelon mixture; toss gently to combine.
  • 4 Sprinkle salad with remaining feta cheese. Garnish servings with additional mint, if desired.

Expert Tips

Try adding other additions to your salad, such as blueberries, strawberries or kalamata olives.

The salad can be chilled for up to 2 hours. The watermelon keeps releasing its juices so the longer it stands, the more liquid will gather in your bowl.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
209.9
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9.1g
14%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
16.8mg
6%
Sodium
275.6mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
30.7g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
24.7g
Protein
5.2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
53%
53%
Calcium
12.80%
13%
Iron
7.60%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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