Recipe for Greek Style Watermelon and Feta Salad

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When watermelons are in season, this recipe can often be found on tables throughout Greece. The sweetness of the watermelon and the saltiness of the feta cheese complement each other well.

Watermelon and Feta Salad Recipe Ingredients:

  • 5 cups cubed watermelon pieces (remove the seeds)
  • 1 English cucumber, chopped
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped Greek olives, like Kalamata (pitted)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped, fresh mint

Directions on How to Prepare Greek Watermelon and Feta Salad:

Add the watermelon and cucumber to a medium-sized bowl. Gently toss in the shallot, olives, and feta. Let stand about five minutes to let the flavors meld together.

Drizzle the salad with olive oil and lemon juice. Toss into the rest of the salad. Top with the fresh mint just before serving.






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