Savory Melon Salad

Main Ingredient
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  • 1 cup watermelon cubes or balls
  • 1 cup cantaloupe cubes or balls
  • 1 cup sliced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup black olives, pitted and sliced
  • 6 ounces sheep milk feta, crumbled
  • Extra virgin olive oil, to taste
  • Champagne vinegar or lemon juice, to taste
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced, macerated* in vinegar with a pinch of salt
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Mint leaves, to taste

*Maceration is the process of preparing foods through the softening or breaking into pieces using a liquid.


Macerate sliced shallot while prepping the rest of the salad. Combine watermelon and cantaloupe cubes, olives, sliced cucumber, and the macerated shallots in a large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and champagne vinegar. 

Season with salt and pepper.  

Toss salad, then add feta on top. Garnish with mint leaves.

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