Watermelon Feta Salad with Fresh Mint

By WEEK Reporter

Watermelon Feta Salad with Fresh Mint

Ingredients

 WEEK-TV
Tina Abeid
Dietetic Intern
OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

 
Watermelon Feta Salad with Fresh Mint
What’s better to beat the summer heat than some cold watermelon? They are in season, taste great and offer plenty of fluid, vitamins and minerals. Pair it with some fresh mint and low-fat feta cheese and you have a wonderful refreshing salad for patio season!
 
Ingredients
4 cups watermelon, cubed
½ cup low-fat crumbled feta cheese
¼ cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
¼ cup fresh lime juice
¼ cup red onions, chopped
¼ cup walnuts, roughly chopped
 

Directions

Directions
1.      Combine the watermelon, feta, mint, onions and walnuts in a bowl.
2.      Add the lime juice and mix gently.
 
Serves 4
 
Nutrition Information
Per 1 cup serving
Calories: 135
Total Fat: 6g
   Saturated Fat:  1g
Sodium: 109mg
Total Carbohydrate: 15g
   Dietary Fiber: 1.5g
Protein: 5g