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Watermelon, Cucumber & Feta Salad

Here's 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.

Servings

9 cups

Prep Time

20 minutes

Total Time

20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2cup red-wine vinegar
  • 2teaspoons honey
  • 1/4teaspoon salt
  • 1/4teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/4cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • 1English cucumber, chopped
  • 6ounces feta cheese, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1/2cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2tablespoons chopped fresh mint

Instructions

  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 1/2 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (recipe makes 9 cups)

Calories 219.24kcal
Carbohydrate Total 15.01g
Total Sugars 12.1g
Added Sugars 2g
Fiber 1.21g
Total Fat 15.67g
Saturated Fat 5.58g
Mono Saturated Fat 8.55g
Cholesterol 25.23mg
Sodium 361.89mg
Protein 5.32g
Potassium 267.45mg
Calcium 164.16mg
Folate 24.48mcg
Iron 0.96mg
Magnesium 27.84mg
Trans Fatty Acid 0g
Vitamin A 957.84IU
Vitamin D 4.54IU
Vitamin B12 0.48mcg
Vitamin C 28mg
Zinc 1.09mg
Phosphorus 126.81mg
Vitamin B3 0.56mg

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