This Watermelon, Cucumber and Feta Salad is brilliant, 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 an excellent summer time salad and this one is significantly 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 have been simply made to go collectively, am I proper?? All my favourite components in a single bowl!
Not solely is that this salad actually easy to make, however it’s such a crowdpleaser and appears stunning 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 may Want
- Watermelon – that is the star of the recipe so make certain your watermelon is sweet and ripe! I reduce my watermelon into 1-inch cubes
- Cucumbers – I used and English cucumbers as they are typically much less watery and have a greater crunch, mini cucumbers work nice too!
- purple onions – make certain to thinly slice your purple onion so it would 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
- Contemporary mint leaves – recent basil would additionally style nice on this salad
- Honey lime dressing – see the recipe under!
Different Scrumptious Additions
- Nuts or seeds
- Sliced avocado for added creaminess
- Different fruit comparable to strawberries or blueberries
- Added protein like prosciutto or chickpeas
Honey Lime Dressing
Each good salad wants a high quality dressing and this one is brilliant, citrusy and simply ties in all these scrumptious flavors when tossed with the watermelon, cucumbers and feta! This is what you may want:
- Olive oil -I like to make use of an excellent olive oil that does not must be costly, simply make certain 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 excellent 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 happy to make use of maple syrup if vegan
- Salt and pepper
Extra Summer season Salads You may Love
Hope you all take pleasure in this Watermelon, Cucumber and Feta Salad and for those who love this recipe as a lot as we do, please go away me a five-star ranking under and do not forget to tag me on Instagram utilizing the hashtag #eatyourselfskinny! I really like seeing all of your scrumptious recreations!
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Whole Time: 15 minutes
For the salads:
- 4 cups watermelon, reduce 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 clean 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 luxuriate in!
- Serving Measurement: 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 every one vitamin info are simply estimates. Values will range amongst manufacturers, so we encourage you to calculate these by yourself for many correct outcomes.