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Watermelon, Cucumber & Feta Salad Recipe

Prep: 20 m

Ready In: 20 m

Recipe By: EatingWell.com

Ingredients

• 1/2 c. red-wine vinegar

• 2 t. honey

• 1/4 t. salt

• 1/4 t. ground pepper

• 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil

• 5 cups cubed seedless watermelon

• 1 English cucumber, chopped

• 6 oz. feta cheese, cut into 3/4-inch cubes

• 1/2 c. thinly sliced red onion

• 2 T. chopped fresh mint

Directions

1.  Whisk vinegar, honey, salt and pepper in a small bowl; gradually whisk in oil until completely incorporated.

2.  Combine watermelon, cucumber, feta and onion in a large bowl. Gently stir in ½ cup of the vinaigrette. Refrigerate for at least 20 minutes or up to 2 hours.

3.  Just before serving, gently stir in mint; drizzle with the remaining vinaigrette.

4.  To make ahead: Prepare through Step 2 and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.

Serving size: 1½ cups

Per serving: 219 calories; 16 g fat(6 g sat); 1 g fiber; 15 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 24 mcg folate; 25 mg cholesterol; 12 g sugars; 2 g added sugars; 958 IU vitamin A; 13 mg vitamin C; 164 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 362 mg sodium; 267 mg

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (22% daily value)

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 fruit, 1 medium-fat protein, ½ vegetable