Summer Salads Just Got Juicier

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Enjoy one of summer’s tastiest combinations, watermelon and feta cheese. Not only is the flavor amazing, but this star will help set the perfect Fourth of July table. Watermelon, one of summer’s favorite fruits, is loaded with antioxidants and juicy sweetness providing the perfect base for this salad. The mojito mint vinaigrette adds a zesty zing, and the feta cheese pulls it all together. Easy to make, this salad is the perfect addition to backyard barbeques, 4th of July celebrations or patio dinners.

Recipe:
Watermelon Salad with Feta, Blueberries and Mojito Vinaigrette

Watermelon Salad with Feta
INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 seedless watermelon, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 red onion- shaved
  • 1 pound feta- crumbled
  • 2 pints blueberries- washed and dried
  • 1 cup Mojito Vinaigrette
  • *optional- ¼ cup chopped mint for garnish

METHOD:
Toss watermelon, onion, feta and blueberries. Drizzle with dressing and garnish with mint.

Mojito Vinaigrette
INGREDIENTS:

  • ½ cup chopped mint
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice and zest of 7 limes
  • Salt and pepper to taste

METHOD:
Combine ingredients in a blender or whisk together by hand. Season to taste with salt and pepper.