Super simple, only 4 ingredients this watermelon feta basil salad is ready in a jiff! A perfect way to enjoy seasonal fresh watermelons. It is healthy, full of nutrients and gluten free.
Do you love watermelons?
YES!! then you should definitely try this watermelon feta salad.
I really find it amazing. WHY because of it is….
- super easy to prepare
- under 300 calories
So many reasons to eat this salad. You should try it yourself to understand how I felt when I tried it myself :).
How is this watermelon feta basil salad healthy?
This watermelon feta salad is healthy due to its ingredients.
- Watermelon is a great source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B-6.
- Strawberries are a good source of Potassium and Folate. It is also rich in dietary fiber, Vitamin C, and Manganese.
- Feta Cheese provides calcium, protein, Vitamin B6 and B-12 to the body. Dairy products when eaten in moderate amounts are good for health as they contain saturated fat.
- Basil is a herb. And, it contains anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Watermelon Feta Basil Salad
Only 4 ingredients: this watermelon feta salad is perfect to enjoy seasonal fresh watermelons and strawberries.
- 5-6 cups watermelon pieces (about 1" in size)
- 2 cups strawberries cut into quarter
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh basil roughly chopped
- salt to taste (optional)
- In a large mixing bowl combine watermelon, strawberries, cheese and basil. Gently mix to avoid breaking the watermelon pieces.
- While serving, add little bit of salt to enhance the taste (remember feta cheese has some salt in it). It is completely optional and tastes great even without it.
- Chill watermelon pieces before preparing the salad to enjoy the cold version.
- Tastes amazing when fresh. However, you can refrigerate the leftovers for the next day.
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