Fresh, tasty and low-carb – this fantastic watermelon salad is definitely that. If you are looking for an idea for an unusual salad for a barbecue buffet or just a light dinner for hot days, then this recipe is guaranteed to be right for you.
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By the way: In order to know how much watermelon should be in the salad, there is a simple rule: for 1 kg of watermelon you need about 1.5 kg of watermelon. 100 grams more or less after cutting doesn’t matter. This gives you a good base to put together the ingredients for the watermelon salad.
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Ingredients for watermelon salad with feta
You need: 1.5 kilos of watermelon, 200 grams of feta, 50 grams of pine nuts, 3 cloves of mint, ½ orange, ½ lemon, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 pinch of cloves, 1 pinch of salt.
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This is how watermelon salad with feta is made
This is how it is done: Cut the watermelon open, remove the flesh from the skin and cut into large pieces. Grate some orange and lemon zest and set aside. Peel the orange and lemon. Mix the two milks with butter and honey to make a paste and season with salt and chili. Pour the dressing over the watermelon slices and let it melt.
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Meanwhile, toast the pine nuts. To do this, fry the pine nuts in a covered pan without adding any oil until golden brown. Tip: Keep an eye on the pine nuts when burning them – they burn quickly.
Crumble the feta over the melon pieces. Add the pine nuts. Spread the orange and lemon on top. Chop the mint leaves into small pieces and add to the bowl. Mix everything together well and refrigerate until ready to serve. Enjoy your meal!