Watermelon Salad Recipe with Cucumber, Mint and Feta

This is a fruity salad dish I adapted from an LCBO magazine recipe many years ago.  I make it often in the summers because it’s delicious and refreshing. I grow mint in my garden (if you don’t I highly recommend it) and it grows like a weed and tastes so great in this salad (and mojitos!). If you live locally let me know and I’ll dig you some up (I have tons!). Other recipes I love can be found here and here.  watermelon salad recipe

 watermelon salad recipe

Ingredients: watermelon salad recipe

1 cucumber
1 small seedless watermelon
1 tbsp (15 mL) white wine vinegar (red wine vinegar works too)
2 garlic cloves, minced
6 tbsps olive oil
1⁄4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper
1⁄3 cup (50 mL) chopped mint leaves
2⁄3 cup (75 mL) crumbled feta cheese


1. Slice cucumber into chunks, about 1 inch in size. Cut watermelon into the same size chunks as cucumber. Place both in a large bowl and toss. watermelon salad recipe

2. Whisk vinegar with garlic, oil, salt and pepper. Drizzle over watermelon/cucumber mixture and stir.

3. Add mint and gently toss.

4. Crumble feta on top. watermelon salad recipe

5. Serve at room temperature or chill in the refrigerator to serve later

watermelon salad recipe

watermelon salad recipe


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