This splendidly tangy and summery watermelon feta salad features a surprising twist — kalamata olives.
The combination of freshly cut watermelon and succulent kalamata olives make for a remarkably tasty pairing.
In an effort to capture the essence of the Mediterranean, we’ve put together a recipe that is sure to satisfy the senses.
The mild yet luscious flavor of watermelon is accented with fresh herbs, kalamata olives add earthiness, and feta provides a salty finish.
If you love watermelon and feta but kalamata olives are not your thing. Try our Watermelon, Cucumber, Lime, and Chili Salad.
Watermelon, Feta, and Kalamata Olive Salad
- 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
- 3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
- ¼ tsp sea salt
- ¼ tsp ground black pepper
- 4 cups cubed watermelon
- ¼ cup crumbled (or shaved) feta cheese (about 1 oz.)
- 2 Tbsp kalamata olives pitted
- 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley (or microgreens)
Combine oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl; whisk to blend. Set aside.
Combine watermelon, cheese, olives, and parsley in a large serving bowl.
Drizzle with dressing; toss gently to blend.
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