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Watermelon and Cucumber Salad with Feta and Mint

Total Time: 10 Minutes

Servings: 4

Did you know that watermelons and cucumbers are related? This explains why such a bizarre couple makes a great pair! This recipe is easy to make! In just 10 minutes you 'll have a salad that is refreshing and picnic ready. The dressing for this recipe is just a few ingredients and is very light. Add some mint and feta to the mix, and you’ve got yourself a fresh and colorful summer side dish that kids and adults alike will enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 seedless baby watermelon, about 2 lbs

  • 1 English cucumber (If using a slicing cucumber, peel and remove seeds)

  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon of fresh squeezed lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon of honey

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 4 ounces of feta cheese crumbles

  • Handful of fresh mint leaves

Preparation

  1. Cube the watermelon flesh.

  2. Slice the cucumber in half lengthwise. Cut the cucumber into quarter inch slices.

  3. Arrange the watermelon and cucumbers on a serving plate.

  4. In a mixing bowl, add olive oil, lime juice, honey, and whisk together. Season with salt and pepper (careful with the salt. Feta can be pretty salty already).

  5. Drizzle the dressing over the watermelon and cucumber.

  6. Add the feta crumbles and top with the mint leaves.

  7. Enjoy!

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