Hope you are having a great weekend- how did the tweaks go? Success?
Today’s tip is to enjoy the day, enjoy the sunshine, and eat something new and different!
At dinner last night, a friend was raving about this salad he had on a recent trip to Greece. Please find Paula Deen’s version below from the Food Network.
Recipe courtesy Paula Deen
- Prep Time: 20 min
- Level: Easy
- Serves: 6 servings
- 1 (5-pound) watermelon
- 1 Vidalia or other sweet onion
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- Salt and pepper
- 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
- 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
- 6 whole mint sprigs
Cut the flesh from the melon and cut into bite size pieces, removing and discarding the seeds, and set aside.Peel and slice the onion into rings.
In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, salt, pepper, and whisk until salt is dissolved. Slowly whisk in the olive oil, a few drops at a time. Add in the chopped mint, taste, and adjust seasonings.
In a large bowl, combine the melon, onion, and feta. Pour the dressing over the melon mixture and toss gently until everything is coated and evenly mixed. Garnish with mint sprigs.
To serve, divide salad among individual plates and garnish with mint leaves.