This Watermelon, Cucumber and Feta Salad is vivid, refreshing and the right summer season facet dish! Easy to throw collectively and drizzled with essentially the most scrumptious honey lime dressing!
I really like a superb summer season salad and this one is severely 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 substances in a single bowl!
Not solely is that this salad actually easy to make, however it’s such a crowdpleaser and appears lovely with any summer season unfold. Excellent for cookouts, picnics, pool days and even as a enjoyable snack! A lot-needed on a scorching summer season day and I promise this salad doesn’t disappoint!
Substances You will Want
- Watermelon – that is the star of the recipe so ensure that 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!
- crimson onions – ensure that to thinly slice your crimson onion so it does 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 can additionally slice it into cubes for a distinct presentation
- Recent mint leaves – contemporary basil would additionally style nice on this salad
- Honey lime dressing – see the recipe beneath!
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 top quality dressing and this one is vivid, citrusy and simply ties in all these scrumptious flavors when tossed with the watermelon, cucumbers and feta! This is what you will want:
- Olive oil -I like to make use of a superb olive oil that does not should be costly, simply ensure that it is cold-pressed and natural for essentially the most taste (for my part)
- Crimson wine vinegar – this provides a pleasant zippy taste that goes good with the olive oil and lime juice
- lime juice – at all times use contemporary squeezed lime juice and you can additionally use a lemon for a distinct taste!
- Honey – provides the right contact of sweetness, be at liberty to make use of maple syrup if vegan
- Salt and pepper
Extra Summer time Salads You will Love
Hope you all take pleasure in this Watermelon, Cucumber and Feta Salad and should you love this recipe as a lot as we do, please depart me a five-star score beneath and remember to tag me on Instagram utilizing the hashtag #eatyourselfskinny! I really like seeing all of your scrumptious recreations!
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Complete 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 crimson onions, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup contemporary mint leaves, chopped
For the dressings:
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 3 Tbsp crimson wine vinegar
- Juice of 1 lime
- 2 tsp honey
- Salt and pepper, to style
- In a small bowl or jar, whisk collectively olive oil, crimson wine vinegar, lime juice, honey and salt/pepper till easy and mixed. Retailer within the fridge till able to toss with the salad.
- Mix watermelon, arugula, cucumber, crimson 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 data are simply estimates. Values will differ amongst manufacturers, so we encourage you to calculate these by yourself for many correct outcomes.