Watermelon and feta is still one of my go to summer salads even though its become increasingly popular over the last few years. I just can't get enough of the sweet refreshing watermelon paired with creamy salty feta and tart red onions. It's dreamy. And while it is traditionally made with mint, lately I have been swapping in cilantro and adding a simple lime vinaigrette to keep things fresh. Usually I also add a couple minced serrano peppers for heat as well, which I highly recommend if you like spice.
Watermelon, Feta, and Cilantro Salad with Lime Vinaigrette
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- 8 cups watermelon, cubed
- 1 cup crumbled reduced fat feta cheese
- 1/2 cup red onion, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
- 2 tbsp. lime juice
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
- Salt and pepper to taste
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Whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt, and pepper. Start with a small amount of salt since the feta is salty.
Toss together the watermelon, feta, red onion, cilantro, and dressing. Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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