Melon, Berry and Feta Salad

Melon, Berry and Feta SaladRecipe
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Jenn Louis uses whatever melon looks best at the market, and she sometimes swaps out the feta for ricotta salata, or the chives for mint.


Total time: 20 Minutes

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Food & Wine

Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes


2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice, feshly squeezed
1 (small) shallot, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon preserved lemon peel or lemon zest, minced
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
Freshly ground pepper
1/2 (about 1 1/4 pounds) green melon, halved, cut into wedges, peeled and thinly sliced
1/2 (about 1 1/4 pounds) orange or yellow melon, halved, cut into wedges, peeled and thinly sliced
1 cup blackberries
2 ounces feta cheese, cut into thin slices
2 tablespoons chives, snipped


In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, shallot, preserved lemon and crushed red pepper and season with salt and pepper.

Arrange the melon slices and blackberries on a platter. Drizzle the dressing over the fruit. Garnish the salad with the feta and snipped chives and serve.