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Watermelon-Cucumber Salad

Photo: Johnny Miller; Styling: Sarah Smart
Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 20 mins
Yield Serves 6 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
Briny feta cheese and tangy lime juice make great partners for sweet watermelon.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups watermelon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped watercress
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced Vidalia onion
  • 1 medium English cucumber, sliced (about 3 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 ounces reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled (about 1/2 cup)
  • Mint sprigs (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 93
  • fat 3.1 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 1.2 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 3.5 g
  • carbohydrate 15.1 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 3 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 218 mg
  • calcium 58 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine mint and next 3 ingredients (through oil) in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add juice mixture and salt to watermelon mixture; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with feta; garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.