Today we're taking you step-by-step through how to make a delicious Mediterranean watermelon salad. We already know that watermelon is the perfect summer food, but what makes this recipe so great is the combination of sweet & salty ingredients tied together with fresh herbs and a satisfying honey vinaigrette.
This salad is refreshing, easy to make, and full of nutrients including vitamin A, vitamin C, and the antioxidant lycopene. In this food demonstration, you'll also learn tips and tricks on how to pick out the perfect watermelon. This is a beautiful summer salad with a lot of color and absolutely perfect for any occasion!
½ watermelon, peeled, cut into cubes
1 English cucumber, cubed (about two cups)
15 fresh mint leaves, chopped
15 fresh basil leaves, chopped
½ cup crumbled feta cheese
2 tbsp honey
2 tbsp lime juice
1 to 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Pinch of salt
- In a small bowl, whisk together the honey, lime juice, olive oil and pinch of salt. Set aside.
- In a large bowl or serving platter with sides, combine the watermelon, cucumbers, and fresh herbs.
- Top the watermelon salad with the honey vinaigrette and gently toss to combine. Top with the feta cheese and serve!
Nutrition Facts Per Serving
Calories 192; Sodium 119.3mg; Total Fat 5.6g; Carbohydrates 35.9g; Sugars 30.1g; Protein 4.3g