Are you looking for something interesting to bring to the picnic? This Watermelon Feta Salad is for you. Summer is upon us, and that means it’s time for outdoor gatherings and picnics. While there are always the classics like the potato salad and burgers, sometimes you need to shake things up a bit. Why not add something with a little pop to your spread? This watermelon feta salad is made with fresh, juicy watermelon, tangy feta cheese, and a flavorful honey-oil dressing. It’s a quick and easy dish that is sure to impress your friends and family.
How to Make Watermelon Feta Salad
The key to making this salad is choosing the right watermelon. Look for a melon that is symmetrical and has a uniform shape. It should have a dull luster and feel heavy for its size. Once you have your watermelon, cut it into bite-sized cubes and set it aside.
Next, slice some fresh tomatoes and arrange them on a platter. Layer the watermelon cubes on top of the tomatoes. Then, crumble some feta cheese over the watermelon. The combination of the sweet watermelon and savory cheese is divine.
Now for the dressing.
Whisk together honey, a little olive oil, lime juice Eastern Shore Honey, kosher salt, and freshly ground pepper. Drizzle this over the salad, garnish with fresh herbs, and voila! You have a show-stopping watermelon feta salad.
This salad is not only delicious, but it’s also nutritious.
Summer is all about gathering with family and friends, enjoying the great outdoors, and making memories. This watermelon feta salad is a surefire way to make your picnic or gathering a hit. It’s easy, healthy, and bursting with summer flavors. So, next time you’re looking for something interesting to bring to the picnic, try this sweet and savory delight. Your friends and family will thank you.
Watermelon Feta Salad
- 1/3 c olive oil extra virgin
- 3 tbsp. lime juice fresh
- 1 tbsp. Waxing Kara Honey
- 2 tsp. salt kosher
- 1/2 tsp. pepper freshly ground
- 10 c watermelon seedless, cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks
- 2 c cherry tomatoes halved
- 2 c feta cheese crumbled
- 1 c mint leaves coarsely chopped
- 1 onion small sweet, diced
- 1 c Marcona Almonds coarsely chopped
In a large bowl, whisk the oil, lime juice, honey, salt and pepper.
- Add the watermelon, tomato, feta, mint and onion and toss with your hands.
- Chill for several hours before serving. This gives the flavors time to meld together.
- Garnish with almonds before serving.
- per serving
- 17 grams
- 7 grams
- 17 grams
- Saturated Fat
- 5 grams
- 22 milligrams
- 603 milligrams
- 334 milligrams
- 2 grams
- 11 grams
- Vitamin C
- 18.9 milligrams
- 178 milligrams
- 1.4 milligrams