Watermelon salad is a treat! Sweet and crisp watermelon, creamy, salty feta cheese, and aromatic mint leaves are a match made in heaven that everyone should try.Add some lemon juice, lemon zest, and a few other simple ingredients, and in less than 15 minutes, you've probably got the best summer salad ever made.
Course: Appetizer, salad
Servings: 4- 6 people
5- 7 cupswatermelon1-inch cubes
1tablespoonextra virgin olive oil
2tablespoonslemon zestfinely diced or grated
2tablespoonspistachio nuts toasted + not salted
Cut the watermelon in half, put it on a cutting board, cut side down, and peel the rind with a sharp knife until all white flesh is removed.
Next, cut the watermelon into about 1-inch slices.
Cut each slice into 1-inch sticks, then into bite-size 1-inch cubes.
Gently transfer the watermelon cubes into a large bowl or serving platter. Season with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and finely sliced mint leaves.Toss gently with a spoon or with your hands to distribute the condiments.
Top with crumbled Feta, toasted pistachio nuts, finely chopped or grated lemon zest, andmore mint leaves.Serve immediately and enjoy with a spoon so that you can pick up the delicious juices.
Nutrition information is an estimate for 1 portion of watermelon feta mint salad out of 4.OPTIONAL ADD-INSSee the "variations" chapter above to learn how to use add-ins.