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Watermelon salad topped with quinoa, feta and fresh mint leaves

Watermelon, Feta & Mint Salad

  • Author: Kathryn | FoodieGirlChicago
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 17 minutes
  • Total Time: 27 minutes
  • Yield: 7 cups 1x
  • Category: Salads
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This Watermelon,  Feta & Mint Salad gets the added twist of some quinoa for a perfect summer party or picnic side dish!


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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup white quinoa
  • 6 cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • 4 oz crumbled feta cheese
  • juice of one lime
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves, chopped

Instructions

  1. Place quinoa in a small saucepan and add 1/2 cup water.  Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.  Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed.  Let cool slightly.
  2. Add watermelon and feta to a large mixing bowl.  Add cooled quinoa, stir to combine.  Add lime juice and olive oil; toss to coat.  Top with chopped mint and serve.

Notes

If preparing prior to serving, wait to add the mint until just before serving.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 3/4 cup
  • Calories: 110

Keywords: Summer salads