Refreshing Watermelon Cucumber Salad
Imagine a warm summer day; the sun is shining brightly, and a gentle breeze sways the leaves. The perfect moment for a delightful dish that embodies the essence of the season – the Refreshing Watermelon Cucumber Salad. This salad is a celebration of freshness, combining the juicy sweetness of watermelon with the crisp coolness of cucumbers, creating a symphony of flavors that dance on your taste buds.
- 4 cups diced watermelon
- 2 cups sliced cucumbers
- 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Gently combine the diced watermelon, sliced cucumbers, and red onion in a large bowl.
- In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, extra-virgin olive oil, salt, and pepper to create the dressing.
- Drizzle the dressing over the watermelon mixture and gently toss to coat.
- Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese and chopped mint leaves over the top.
- Chill the salad in the refrigerator for about 15-20 minutes to let the flavors meld.
- Serve the salad cold and enjoy the vibrant combination of flavors and textures!
Prep time: 15 minutes
This Refreshing Watermelon Cucumber Salad is a summer sensation, offering a perfect balance between the sweetness of watermelon and the refreshing crunch of cucumbers. Tossed with a tangy balsamic vinaigrette and garnished with the delightful notes of fresh mint and creamy feta cheese, this salad is a true ode to the joys of summer dining.
Nutrition information: Calories: 120, Total Fat: 6g, Sodium: 180mg, Total Carbohydrates: 16g, Dietary Fiber: 2g, Sugars: 10g, Protein: 3g
Picture yourself savoring each forkful of this salad, the burst of watermelon juice mixing with the crispness of cucumber, and the finishing touch of mint that revitalizes your senses. Whether it’s a family picnic or a backyard barbecue, the Refreshing Watermelon Cucumber Salad will be the star dish, making memories that linger long after the last bite.