Watermelon and Feta Salad Recipe
photograph by Matt Hulsman

Yield: 6 servings.

6 cups cubed watermelon, rind and seeds removed
1 yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded, and cut into thin strips
6 thin slices red onion
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons honey
ΒΌ teaspoon salt
Pinch of freshly ground black pepper
4 tablespoons olive oil
4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled or cubed
6 large fresh mint leaves, chopped
12 fresh basil leaves

In a large bowl, combine watermelon, yellow pepper, and sliced onion. Set aside. Whisk together lime juice, honey, salt, and pepper. Gradually whisk in olive oil. Pour dressing over watermelon and toss. Add feta, mint, and basil, and toss gently.

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Lynn Wells is a personal chef with more than 20 years of experience in the food and hospitality industry and a degree in Nutrition Management from UNCG.