• Amita Garg

Watermelon Feta salad:


The Watermelon Feta Salad with Mint and lemon is a perfect salad or side dish in the summer party. The combination of watermelon and feta is amazing. When the saltiness of the feta and sweet taste of watermelon combine with fresh basil or mint leaves make it so tasty and refreshing. It is a very special salad because of its Colours, red, green and white, the sweet and sour taste and flavourful dressing.

Author Amita Garg

Preparation Time 20 min

Ingredients-

  • 6-8 cups watermelon cubes

  • 1 cup feta cheese

  • 1/4 cup mint leaves

  • 1/2 cup cucumber

  • 8 basil leaves [optional]

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 t Sp. oregano

  • 1 t Sp. salt

  • 1/2 t Sp. black pepper

  • 1 t Sp. red chilli flakes

  • 1 lemon

  • 1 cup olives

How to Make-

  1. Cut watermelon into small pieces and remove seeds.

  2. Dice feta into small pieces.

  3. Cut olives into halves, cucumber in small pieces and loosely chop mint and basil.

  4. Add all ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate till serving time.

  5. In another small bowl add olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, salt, pepper and chilli flakes and whisk well.

  6. Before Serving time, add dressing over watermelon salad, gently coat watermelon in dressing.

  7. Transfer to salad bowl and top with mint leaves.

  8. Serve chilled.

Tips-

  1. Add dressing just before serving otherwise it will be soggy and watermelon release so much water.

  2. Take seedless watermelon if possible.

  3. You can add or skip vegetables as per your taste.






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