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Watermelon salad

Watermelon Salad


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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Is there anything more refreshing than a watermelon salad? This one features salty feta, cucumber, fresh basil, and lemon zest.


Ingredients

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  • 8 cups cubed ripe seedless watermelon (1 8-pound watermelon)
  • 2 organic mini cucumbers or 1/2 English cucumber (1 cup sliced)
  • 2 ounces feta cheese crumbles
  • Zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 4 basil leaves
  • Sea salt, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chop the watermelon into cubes. Slice the cucumbers (if using an English cucumber, slice it into half moons). Chop the basil. Zest the lemon.
  2. Arrange the watermelon and cucumbers on a platter. Sprinkle with feta crumbles, lemon zest, and sea salt. Taste and adjust flavors as desired. (If you’d like, you can add freshly ground black pepper or a drizzle of olive oil.) Serve immediately. If making ahead, refrigerate the cubed watermelon separately: it releases a lot of water after it is cut. Then assemble the salad directly before serving.
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Raw
  • Cuisine: Summer

Keywords: Watermelon Recipes