Mezze & Dolce

Light Mediterranean Meals Paired with Ample Dessert

Mezze: Watermelon & Feta Salad

watermelon_feta_main

I don’t know about you, but it doesn’t quite feel like summer to me until I’ve bought a big, juicy watermelon. Now that the days are starting to get a little shorter, I finally picked one up at the store over the weekend. What better way to enjoy watermelon than in a refreshing, perfectly balanced salad. Salty feta makes the watermelon taste all the sweeter, and basil adds its unique flavor to the mix. I added salt and pepper too, to make this feel more like a dinnertime salad, served alongside several other mezze.

This simple summery salad is best enjoyed outside, with the sunshine warming your skin. –jacque

Ingredients

2 cups watermelon, diced

1/2 cup feta cheese, cubed

1 cup fresh basil

1/4 cup olive oil

salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

1. In a large salad bowl, mix together watermelon and feta cheese.

2. Using a food processor or blender, mix the basil and olive oil and puree. I like how this turns the basil into a dressing, making it easier to incorporate throughout.

3. Add basil mixture to salad and toss.

4. Salt and pepper to taste.

watermelon_feta_2

Advertisements

One comment on “Mezze: Watermelon & Feta Salad

  1. Pingback: Inspiring Ingredient: Basil | Mezze & Dolce

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on August 20, 2013 by in Mezze, Salads and tagged , , , .

About Jacque & Jaime

Jaime and Jacque are two gals who discovered a mutual passion for Mediterranean flavors and ingredients and never turned back. They started Mezze & Dolce to share this love, their recipes, and their inspirations with the world. Follow them at www.mezzeanddolce.com.

Categories

Follow us on Pinterest!

Follow Me on Pinterest

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 122 other followers

Check out our food porn on FoodGawker!

Flourishing Foodie

Light Mediterranean Meals Paired with Ample Dessert

bottom of the pot

Light Mediterranean Meals Paired with Ample Dessert

The Year In Food

Light Mediterranean Meals Paired with Ample Dessert

My Persian Kitchen

Light Mediterranean Meals Paired with Ample Dessert

Dinner: A Love Story

Light Mediterranean Meals Paired with Ample Dessert

101 Cookbooks

Light Mediterranean Meals Paired with Ample Dessert

http://www.lizandjewels.com/

Light Mediterranean Meals Paired with Ample Dessert

Tori Avey

Light Mediterranean Meals Paired with Ample Dessert

dinners & dreams

Light Mediterranean Meals Paired with Ample Dessert

butter tree

Light Mediterranean Meals Paired with Ample Dessert

Butter Me Up Brooklyn

baking makes friends.

Lottie + Doof

Light Mediterranean Meals Paired with Ample Dessert

Cookie and Kate

Light Mediterranean Meals Paired with Ample Dessert

%d bloggers like this: