Ricotta salata is a crumbly, salty cheese that provides a nice counterpoint to the sweetness of the watermelon and grapes. If you can't find it, you can use feta, which is more pungent but just as tasty.Both cucumbers and watermelon have high water content, so eating this salad is a great way to stay hydrated.Water tally: 5.3 ounces.

Recipe by Cooking Light August 2008


Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup salad and 2 teaspoons cheese)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine sour cream, honey, rind, juice, and pepper in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Pour sour cream mixture over fruit mixture; toss well to coat. Sprinkle with cheese.


Nutrition Facts

118 calories; calories from fat 34%; fat 4.4g; saturated fat 2.8g; mono fat 0.5g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 18.5g; fiber 2.1g; cholesterol 17mg; iron 0.4mg; sodium 130mg; calcium 91mg.