Watermelon Salad with Feta or Cotija (photo)

Watermelon Salad with Feta or Cotija

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The amounts given here are truly just guidelines. Feel free to stretch or diminish depending on your taste and the ingredients you are working with.

Ingredients

Watermelon Mint Feta Salad

  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup lime juice (4-6 limes, depending on how big and juicy the limes are)
  • A quarter of a medium sized watermelon, rind removed, black seeds removed (if there are any), chopped into 1-inch cube-ish pieces, about 8 cups
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped

Watermelon Jicama Cilantro Cotija Salad

  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup lime juice (4-6 limes, depending on how big and juicy the limes are)
  • A quarter of a medium sized watermelon, rind removed, black seeds removed (if not seedless), chopped into 1-inch cube-ish pieces, about 8 cups
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cotija cheese
  • 1-2 cups chopped peeled jicama
  • 1 serrano chili pepper, stem removed, seeded, minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Pinch of cumin, to taste

Method

1 Soak the chopped red onion in the lime juice while you are prepping the other ingredients, about 15 minutes.

2 Gently combine all ingredients into a large serving bowl.

Serve immediately. Salad will get soggy if kept overnight.

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