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Watermelon basil salad recipe

Watermelon Basil Salad Recipe

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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course side dishes
Servings 4 -6 servings
Calories 328 kcal

what you'll need

  • 7-8 cups mini watermelon cubed
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese 4 oz
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup pepitas roasted, pumpkin seeds
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

let's do it

  • Add lime juice and olive oil to a large bowl and whisk briskly to emulsify. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add cubed watermelon to the bowl and toss to coat evenly with dressing. Sprinkle with feta cheese, basil leaves (whole or torn into pieces) and pepitas. Toss to coat then taste for seasonings and add more if desired. Enjoy!

One Last Thing

If you're making this for a party or a potluck, use the watermelon rinds as serving bowls!


Calories: 328kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 9gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 400mgPotassium: 368mgFiber: 2gSugar: 18g
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