WATERMELON SALAD

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Watermelon Salad


Servings: 6

Keywords: watermelon, kale, feta

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 0 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 cups watermelon cut in 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cup Jicama peeled and cut in 1 inch by 1/4 inch strips
  • 1 cup Kale, center stem removed, cut in 1/4 inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint - chopped
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled Feta cheese
  • Dressing:

    • ⅓ cup orange juice
    • ¼ cup lime juice
    • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh orange zest
    • 2 tablespoons flax seed oil
    • ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground pepper

    Instructions

    1. Mix all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and set aside. In a large bowl combine the first four ingredients for the salad and then fold in the dressing. Let the salad sit for about 15 minutes to allow the ingredients to soak up the dressing. Divide the salad in individual plates and top each with about 2 teaspoons of Feta cheese. Click here for larger image

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1

    Serving Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 135
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 4.4g 6%
    Saturated Fat 2g 10%
    Trans Fat 0g
    Sodium 86mg 3%
    Total Carbohydrate 23g 7%
    Dietary Fiber 2.2g 8%
    Sugars 16g
    Protein 2.5g

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

    Notes

    This dressing is fine without any oil. The addition of flax seed oil gives the dish a punch of Omega-3 and a mild nutty flavor.