This Watermelon, Cucumber and Feta Salad is vibrant, refreshing and the right summer time facet dish! Easy to throw collectively and drizzled with probably the most scrumptious honey lime dressing!
I really like a superb summer time salad and this one is critically SO refreshing! Juicy, candy watermelon tossed with crisp cucumbers, leafy arugula and creamy feta cheese all drizzled with a scrumptious honey lime French dressing…sure this salad is EVERYTHING. I imply watermelon and feta had been simply made to go collectively, am I proper?? All my favourite substances in a single bowl!
Not solely is that this salad actually easy to make, however it’s such a crowdpleaser and appears lovely with any summer time unfold. Excellent for cookouts, picnics, pool days and even as a enjoyable snack! A lot-needed on a scorching summer time day and I promise this salad doesn’t disappoint!
Substances You will Want
- Watermelon – that is the star of the recipe so make sure that your watermelon is sweet and ripe! I minimize my watermelon into 1-inch cubes
- Cucumbers – I used and English cucumbers as they are usually much less watery and have a greater crunch, mini cucumbers work nice too!
- purple onions – make sure that to thinly slice your purple onion so it does not over-power the salad
- Arugula – the peppery arugula not solely helps bulk up this salad, however provides a contact of vitamin and tastes nice with all these flavors
- Feta cheese – the saltiness in feta cheese properly balances out the candy watermelon. I used crumbled feta, however you would additionally slice it into cubes for a distinct presentation
- Recent mint leaves – recent basil would additionally style nice on this salad
- Honey lime dressing – see the recipe beneath!
Different Scrumptious Additions
- Nuts or seeds
- Sliced avocado for added creaminess
- Different fruit resembling strawberries or blueberries
- Added protein like prosciutto or chickpeas
Honey Lime Dressing
Each good salad wants a top quality dressing and this one is vibrant, citrusy and simply ties in all these scrumptious flavors when tossed with the watermelon, cucumbers and feta! Here is what you may want:
- Olive oil -I like to make use of a superb olive oil that does not must be costly, simply make sure that it is cold-pressed and natural for probably the most taste (for my part)
- Purple wine vinegar – this provides a pleasant zippy taste that goes good with the olive oil and lime juice
- lime juice – all the time use recent squeezed lime juice and you would additionally use a lemon for a distinct taste!
- Honey – provides the right contact of sweetness, be at liberty to make use of maple syrup if vegan
- Salt and pepper
Extra Summer season Salads You will Love
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- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Whole Time: 15 minutes
For the salads:
- 4 cups watermelon, minimize into 1/2-inch cubes
- 3 cups child arugula
- 1 English cucumber, chopped
- 1/2 cup purple onions, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup recent mint leaves, chopped
For the dressings:
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 3 Tbsp purple wine vinegar
- Juice of 1 lime
- 2 tsp honey
- Salt and pepper, to style
- In a small bowl or jar, whisk collectively olive oil, purple wine vinegar, lime juice, honey and salt/pepper till easy and mixed. Retailer within the fridge till able to toss with the salad.
- Mix watermelon, arugula, cucumber, purple onion, feta cheese and mint leaves in a big bowl and drizzle with honey lime dressing.
- Gently combine the salad till all mixed and season with further salt or pepper, as wanted. Serve and revel in!
- Serving Dimension: 1 cup
- Energy: 96
- Sugars: 7.3 g
- Sodium: 149.6 mg
- Fat: 5.6 g
- Saturated Fat: 1.9 g
- Carbohydrates: 10.3 g
- Fibers: 0.6 g
- Proteins: 2.3 g
* Please observe that each one vitamin info are simply estimates. Values will fluctuate amongst manufacturers, so we encourage you to calculate these by yourself for many correct outcomes.