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Cool Watermelon and Mint Salad

May 29, 2019 11:00AM ● By Lana Granfors

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June 2019
Story by Lana Granfors
Photos by Kara Stewart

This month’s recipe is a delicious, easy-to-make, cool summer treat. The Cool Watermelon and Mint Salad  with feta cheese, drizzled with balsamic reduction and served in a martini glass, can be served over a bed of organic mixed greens or as is.  A perfect salad for those warm summer days.  Enjoy!


Cool Watermelon and Mint Salad

Serves 6

Total Time: 30 minutes


1 baby watermelon cubed in 1⁄2 -inch chunks, remove any seeds

1⁄2 bundle of mint, finely chopped

2 limes, juiced, with zest

pinch of sea salt


STEP 1: Toss ingredients together and let refrigerate overnight.

To serve: 

STEP 1: Place a bed of mixed greens in either a martini glass or small dish.

STEP 2: Scoop into the glass or dish one ice cream-sized portion of the watermelon salad.

STEP 3: Sprinkle with feta cheese and drizzle with a balsamic reduction.

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