Watermelon and feta - a match made in heaven!
NOTHING brings in the warmer seasons like a crisp salad.
And we've got one that will rock your world.
Try this watermelon and feta delight for your next dinner party - or just at home this week.
Crisp Watermelon Salad
250g cherry tomatoes halved
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
50g pitted Kalamata olives chopped finely
Dash of olive oil
Squeeze of lemon
200g watermelon diced or scooped
Handful of fresh basil leaves chopped
Freshly ground salt and pepper
Half a block of feta cheese
In a salad bowl, marinade the tomatoes with balsamic vinegar, a pinch of sugar and salt for one hour.
Combine the olives, olive oil, lemon juice and a pinch of black pepper together in a bowl before adding the watermelon.
Drizzle the tomato mixture over the top. Season to taste and scatter with basil and chunks of feta cheese.
Fun fact: Watermelons are about 92% water, but packed with nutrients. Each bite has significant levels of vitamins A, B6 and C, plus antioxidants, amino acids and potassium. Watermelon is also related to the cucumber, pumpkin and squash families making it a vegetable and a fruit!