Healthy Eating in July – Grilled Watermelon, Mint, and Feta Salad

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Makes 6 Servings (serving size : 1 ⅓ cups salad)

– 1 small watermelon (about 6 pounds), cut into 1-inch-thick rounds (lay melon on its side, and cut through rind and flesh with a sharp knife)
– ½ cup small mint leaves, torn
– 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled into large chunks
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
– ¼ teaspoon sea salt
– ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Heat a grill or grill pan over high heat until very hot. Two at a time, grill watermelon rounds, turning once, until charred (about 2-3 minutes per side). Transfer watermelon to a cutting board and remove rind; cut rounds into wedges.
  2.  Arrange watermelon on a serving platter; sprinkle with mint and feta. Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar, then sprinkle with salt and pepper.


Nutritional Facts  
(per serving)

122 calories
4.7 grams fat
2.2 grams monounsaturated fat
1.8 grams saturated fat
0.4 grams polyunsaturated fat
3 grams protein
1.5 grams fiber
19 grams carbohydrate
79 milligrams calcium
208 milligrams sodium
2 milligrams iron
8 milligrams cholesterol

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