Watermelon is a favored summertime treat, here is a simple, light salad recipe that incorporates watermelon, sweet vidalia onions and cucumbers with a lovely dressing that you’re sure to love!
1 small seedless watermelon
1 Vidalia or other sweet onion
1 Seedless cucumber, washed, sliced and quartered (optional)
1/4 cup White wine vinegar
1/4 cup Balsamic vinegar
1 tsp salt
Pinch of Red Pepper Flakes
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 Tbs Sugar
2 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
4-ounce feta cheese, crumbled
6 whole mint sprigs
Cut the watermelon into 1″ cubes and place in a bowl. Slice the Vidalia onion thinly and set aside.
Combine white wine vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper, and chopped mint. Mix well and let the dressing rest for 20 minutes.
In a large bowl place the watermelon chunks, Vidalia onion slices and quartered cucumber slices. Pour the dressing over the top off all and toss gently to coat.
Add the crumbled Feta to the top, drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, garnish with mint sprigs.
The cucumber is optional but adds a nice dimension of flavor. That’s all there is to it!
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