Watermelon salad – the “beauty-makers” salad!

Sweet melon, salty feta and a hint of mint and lime!There is nothing more refreshing than a cool summer salad. Watermelon is usually served for dessert, but it becomes savory and fresh in this salad. Make it in minutes and serve it with chicken, fish, or beef — anything you can toss on a grill. It is particularly delicious with spicy grilled prawns. I like it for lunch too, and then I simply add more feta.

 
The bonus is that watermelon has only 40 calories per cup and is full of skin-nourishing antioxidants! I think of this as the beauty-maker’s salad
 
Serves 4 to 6
Combine:
4 cups of cubed watermelon
3 cups of peeled and cubed cucumber. If you wish use small pickling cucumbers or English cucumbers, and then seeding is unnecessary. It is also optional to peel English cucumbers, otherwise scrub the peel well.
 
½- ¾ cup diced sweet onion
Squeeze the juice from 2 limes over the vegetables
Toss
Salt to taste, and add just a dash of cayenne if you wish
 
Do not make the salad too much in advance; an hour or two is fine, but if you do it too much more ahead of time, it will not look or taste as it should.
 
Place the well-chilled salad on a platter or in individual serving dishes.
 
Sprinkle with 1 cup of crumble feta. Use a nice creamy type.
Optional: Top with fresh mint or lemon thyme.
 
 
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