Watermelon, Feta and
Kalamata Olive Salad

This Mediterranean classic is one of my all-time summer favorites. I love the contrast of sweet, cool watermelon against salty cheese and olives. Fresh mint adds the perfect note to pull it all together. Exquisite!


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4 pounds fresh watermelon, seeded and cubed*
1/2 pound feta cheese, cubed
1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced
24 pitted Kalamata olives* *
1 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
*Save time and buy a seedless watermelon.** This is approximately ½ cup of olives. 

1. Place the watermelon, feta, onion, olives, and mint in a medium mixing bowl and set aside.

2. Place the lime juice in a small bowl. Slowly add the oil while whisking to blend.

3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently until coated.

4. Let sit for 20 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.

Preparation Time: 
10 minutes.