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Watermelon Salad With Feta.
© Tina Rupp

Watermelon Salad with Feta

  • TOTAL TIME: 20 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 4
  • BASIC-EASY
  • FAST
  • STAFF-FAVORITE
  • VEGETARIAN

The combination of sweet watermelon, salty olives and creamy feta makes this salad from cookbook author Melissa Clark addictive.

  1. 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  2. 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  3. 1/2 teaspoon harissa or other hot sauce
  4. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  5. 1 1/2 pounds seedless watermelon, rind removed, fruit sliced 1/4 inch thick
  6. 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
  7. 1/4 cup coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  8. 1/4 cup pitted Moroccan or other oil-cured black olives, coarsely chopped
  9. 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (about 1/2 cup)
  1. In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil with the lemon juice and harissa and season with salt and pepper. Arrange the watermelon slices on a platter and sprinkle with the onion, parsley, olives and feta. Drizzle the dressing on top and serve.