Watermelon Feta Tomato Salad


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Tomatoes and watermelon are irresistibly refreshing when balanced with salty feta cheese. A simple basil lime vinaigrette adds herbal depth of flavor to this summer salad. This recipe comes to us from Sophisticated Pie.

Serves 8

For the basil lime vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, roughly chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

To complete the watermelon feta tomato salad:

  • 1/2 watermelon, cut into 1/2  inch cubes
  • 4 ripe tomatoes, cut into 1/2  inch cubes
  • 3 ounces feta cheese, cut into 1/4 inch cubes

To make the basil lime vinaigrette:

Combine the lime juice and basil to a blender or food processor. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Pulse to combine.

Slowly add the olive oil with the mixing device on. Taste and re-season with salt and pepper if necessary.

To complete the watermelon feta tomato salad:

In a large bowl, toss the watermelon, tomatoes, and feta cheese cubes together, then spread them out onto a platter.

Drizzle the fruit and feta cubes with the basil lime vinaigrette as needed. Enjoy this refreshing salad either chilled or at room temperature.

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Nutrition Information

Watermelon Feta Tomato Salad

Servings per Recipe: 8

Amount per Serving

Calories:  207.1

Calories from Fat:  34.9

Total Fat:  11.8g

Saturated Fat:  3g

Cholesterol:  10mg

Sodium:  131.8mg

Potassium:  484.2mg

Carbohydrates:  24.9g

Dietary Fiber:  1.9g

Protein:  3.9g

Sugars:  1g

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