Watermelon Feta Salad with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette.
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Watermelon, Feta, Lime and fresh herbs come together to make a unique and refreshing salad.
*If you do not like mint you can substitute any favored herb such as cilantro or basil.*
1 small round seedless watermelon, cut in half with flesh removed
3 oz. feta cheese, cut into evenly sized pieces
2 cups fresh arugula, cleaned and dried
1 cup fresh iceberg lettuce, cleaned and dried
Lime Vinaigrette Ingredients:
2 T. fresh lime juice
3 T. fresh mint washed, dried and chopped into small pieces (save some for garnish)
3 T. grapeseed oil
1 t. Dijon mustard
1 T. honey
2 t. ground cumin
2 t. sea salt
½ t. pepper
If possible, make the lime-cilantro vinaigrette in advance to give the flavors a chance to meld.
- Combine all vinaigrette ingredients in a small glass bowl and whisk to combine thoroughly.
- Taste and adjust seasonings as desired.
- Cut a small watermelon in half, then remove and reserve flesh in a glass bowl.
- Add feta and washed arugula to a glass bowl along with the watermelon.
- Top with vinaigrette and toss to combine.
- Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
- To serve, line bowl with iceberg lettuce, add the watermelon feta mixture and garnish with fresh mint.
For an extra special serving vessel use small, round watermelons.
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