Grilled Watermelon, Mint, and Feta Salad

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This Grilled Watermelon, Mint, and Feta Salad is the perfect to a summer main dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 small watermelon (about 6 pounds), cut into 1-inch-thick rounds (lay melon on its side, and cut through rind and flesh with a sharp knife)
  • 1/2 cup small mint leaves, torn
  • 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled into large chunks
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

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  1. 1. Heat a grill or grill pan over high heat until very hot. Two at a time, grill watermelon rounds, turning once, until charred (about 2-3 minutes per side). Transfer watermelon to a cutting board and remove rind; cut rounds into wedges.
  2. 2. Arrange watermelon on a serving platter; sprinkle with mint and feta. Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar, then sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Notes

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Caroline Wright,
July 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 122
  • Fat: 4.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 19g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 208mg
  • Calcium: 79mg