The sweet, crunchy taste of watermelon pairs well with full-bodied vinegar in this otherwise traditional Greek salad.

Watermelon Greek Salad

Makes 6 one-cup servings.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups kale chopped fine
  • 2 cups diced watermelon seeded
  • 2 cups peeled and diced English cucumber
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives cut in halves
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • serving grated pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, add kale, watermelon, cucumber, onion and olives.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk oil, vinegar, garlic, mint and pepper.
  3. Pour dressing over salad and toss thoroughly. Top with feta cheese. Serve.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Serving size: 1 cup Calories per serving: 193 Fat per serving: 14.4g Saturated fat per serving: 4.5g Cholesterol per serving: 18mg Fiber per serving: 3.2g Protein per serving: 4.5g Carbohydrates per serving: 11g

Recipe and photo courtesy of Watermelon.org.

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