The Happy Food Chef Robin Joy is our resident chef at Planted Places. She specializes in vegetarian, vegan and raw food preparation.
Discover the taste of summer with our extraordinary Watermelon, Feta, Mint Salad, made special by the freshest ingredients from the Planted Wall. Juicy watermelon, creamy feta, and refreshing mint blend in perfect harmony, transporting you to sun-kissed days. Enhanced with crisp cucumber, each bite offers a burst of sweetness and tanginess. Perfect for picnics, BBQs, or a light, healthy meal—this vibrant salad is a taste sensation like no other. Join us in celebrating the essence of summer with this delightful creation from the planted wall!
- ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons. red wine vinegar
- ½ teaspoon kosher salt
- 3 cups cubed seedless watermelon
- 1 cup medium cucumber, chopped
- 1 cup crumbled feta
- ½ cup red onion, thinly sliced
- ½ cup coarsely chopped mint
- Flaky sea salt, for garnish (optional)
- In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, and salt.
- In a large serving bowl, combine watermelon, cucumber, feta, red onion, and mint.
- Pour over the dressing, tossing to combine.
- Garnish with more mint and flaky sea salt.
Balancing Dressing: Whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, and salt in a small bowl to create a balanced dressing. Adjust the quantities to your taste preferences for the perfect harmony of flavors.
Fresh Ingredients: Combine juicy watermelon, crisp cucumber, creamy feta, sliced red onion, and fresh mint in a large serving bowl. The quality and freshness of these ingredients are key to achieving a vibrant and refreshing salad.
Even Dressing Distribution: Pour the prepared dressing over the salad ingredients, ensuring even distribution. Toss gently to combine, allowing the flavors to meld harmoniously.
Garnish Gracefully: Enhance the presentation by garnishing the salad with additional mint leaves and a sprinkle of flaky sea salt. These finishing touches add visual appeal and a burst of flavor.
Serve Immediately: Watermelon can release moisture over time, affecting the salad's texture. For the best taste and presentation, serve the Watermelon, Feta, Mint Salad immediately after tossing with the dressing. Enjoy the delightful mix of sweet, salty, and refreshing flavors in every mouthwatering bite.