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Grilled Watermelon, Mint, and Feta Salad

Grilled Watermelon, Mint, and Feta Salad Photo: Kana Okada; Stylist: Phillipa Brathwaite

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


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. Arrange watermelon on a serving platter; sprinkle with mint and feta. Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar, then sprinkle with salt and pepper.


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  • This Grilled Watermelon, Mint, and Feta Salad is the perfect to a summer main dish.
  • Yield: Makes 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups salad)

Nutritional Information

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

Good to Know

This fresh, mouth-watering summer salad takes seconds to prepare, and has only 122 calories per serving.

 

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