• Servings 4-6
  • Prep 15 min
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Watermelon and Feta Cheese Salad


  • 3 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tsp wine vinegar
  • sprinkling of fresh thyme
  • pinch ground cumin
  • 4 large slices of  seedless watermelon, chilled (about 1 pound)
  • 1 frisee of lettuce, core removed
  • 1/4 lb feta cheese, cut into bite sized pieces
  • handful of toasted pumpkin seeds
  • handful of sunflower seeds
  • 10 black olives
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste


  • Add the olive oil, lemon juice and vinegar to a bowl and whisk until well combined. Add the thyme, ground cumin, salt and pepper to taste and whisk again. Set aside.
  • Remove the rind from the watermelon and cut into triangular shaped chunks.
  • Put the frisee leaves in a bowl and pour some of the dressing over and toss.
  • Arrange the leaves on a serving dish or individual plates and add the watermelon, feta cheese, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and black olives.
  • Drizzle a little more dressing over as well as a dash of  kosher salt.

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