POPSUGAR Food

This Watermelon-Tomato Salad Screams Summer

Jul 16 2014 - 3:15am

The following post was written by Lucy Parissi [1], who blogs at Supergolden Bakes [2] and is part of POPSUGAR Select Food [3].

This vibrant salad is filled with Summer flavors. The sweet watermelon pairs very well with feta cheese and tomatoes, giving a fresh take on the classic Greek salad. Enjoy it as a side dish or as a healthy light lunch, and make sure to prepare this salad just before serving for best results.

Summer Watermelon Salad With Tomatoes, Feta, and Mint

Serves 4

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
14 ounces tomatoes, quartered (I used green, orange, and red cherry tomatoes)
14 ounces watermelon, seeds removed, cubed
1 medium cucumber, seeds removed, cubed
7 ounces feta cheese, cubed or crumbled
1 tablespoon mint, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon Herbes de Provence
Salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions: 

  1. Mix the olive oil and balsamic vinegar together in a small jar.
  2. In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, watermelon, cucumber, and feta. Toss with dressing. Sprinkle with the chopped mint and dried herbs, then season with salt and pepper.

Source URL
http://www.yumsugar.com/food/Watermelon-Greek-Salad-Recipe-35217416