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Carolina Kitchen: Watermelon and cucumber salad

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Photo: WLOS staff

By Martha Vining, assistant director of dining services at Givens Health Center

Ingredients

  • 1 small red onion, sliced thinly
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice, or more, to taste 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 cups seedless watermelon, cubed
  • 2 cups cucumber, seeded and cubed
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds

Directions

  • Mix red onion slices with lime juice in a bowl; set side to marinate at least 10 minutes. Stir olive oil into mixture.
  • Toss watermelon, cucumbers, and feta cheese together in a large bowl.
  • Pour the red onion mixture over the watermelon mixture; toss to coat.
  • Sprinkle mint over the salad and toss. Sprinkle with poppy seeds.
  • Serve chilled.
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