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Watermelon & Feta Cheese Salad


Apr 12, 2013

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2-3

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

With temperatures soaring, everyone, it seems, is on the look out for easy to cook and cooling food! So, to give you a taste of something really yummy, yet healthy and cooling, we present the watermelon and feta cheese salad!

INGREDIENTS

    • 1/2kg fresh watermelon (peeled, de-seeded & cut into triangles)
    • 200g feta cheese (cubed)
    • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
    • Small bunch of flat parsley
    • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves chopped
    • 2-3 sliced white onions
    • 2 tbsp lemon juice
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • Salt

DIRECTIONS

  • Pour lemon juice over the sliced onions
  • TIP: Pouring lemon juice over the onions, will make them transparent
  • Transfer the chopped watermelon pieces into a bowl
  • TIP: Arrange the watermelon pieces neatly
  • Scatter the feta cheese cubes over the watermelon
  • TIP: Do not toss the feta cheese as it will change the colour of the watermelon
  • Add chopped black olives
  • TIP: You can also use green olives or both
  • Add sprigs of flat parsley
  • Add mint leaves
  • Add the soaked onions
  • Add drops of olive oil
  • Sprinkle salt
  • Add freshly ground pepper
  • TIP: Put a cling wrap on the salad and refrigerate for 2 hrs
  • TIP: Do not toss the salad when serving

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