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Strawberry, Watermelon & Feta Salad

30 minsServes 4Ingredients:½ cup flaked almonds1 tsp smoked paprika1 tbsp maple syrup¼ tsp Sea salt¼ tsp black pepper1 tbsp olive oil1 lime, juice and zest¼ cup olive oil2 cups of watermelon, cut into cubes250g punnet strawberries, sliced1 cucumber, halved and sliced2 cups rocket50g feta cheese, crumbled1 cup mint leaves⅓ cup pistachios
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Strawberry, Watermelon & Feta Salad

Serves 4| Ready in 30 mins
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Fresh, juicy and sweet! This watermelon, strawberry and feta salad with spiced caramelised almonds and a lime dressing is summer in a salad bowl!

Strawberry, Watermelon & Feta Salad

When the sun is beating down, the humidity is high and it's too darn hot to cook, there’s only one thing to do (apart from sticking your face into the freezer for minutes on end)... Make this watermelon salad! It’s refreshingly cool, hydrating and just delicious. Take it to a BBQ, or make it alongside some cooked chicken or fish. If you’re a watermelon lover, this will be your new fave way to eat it.

What you need to make Strawberry, Watermelon & Feta Salad

Watermelon, feta, strawberries, lime, rocket, pistachios, almonds, honey, cucumber, olive oil and spices
Watermelon
Make sure it’s fresh and ripe
Strawberries
Look for ripe strawberries that don’t have any bruising
Cucumber
A delicious fresh crunch
Rocket / arugula
For a peppery element (goes well with strawberries!)
Feta cheese
A creamy salty element
Mint leaves
A herby element
Pistachios
For more added crunch
Lime
A zesty citrus flavour for the dressing
Olive oil
For the lime dressing
Flaked almonds
For the spiced caramelised almond praline
Smoked paprika
For the spiced almond praline
Maple syrup
To sweeten the almonds
Sea salt and black pepper
To season

How to make Strawberry, Watermelon & Feta Salad

Almonds with spices and maple syrup in a tray ready to roast
1. Make the spiced almond praline

Preheat oven to 180 C / 355 F, to a lined baking tray, add almonds, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp maple, ½ tsp salt and 1 tsp smoked paprika, toss to combine, bake for 15 minutes, allow to cool.

A jar with dressing ingredients
2. Make the lime dressing

Combine lime juice and zest with olive oil in a jar, shake to emulsify.

A plate of salad with watermelon, strawberry, feta, rocket, cucumber and almond clusters
3. Assemble the salad

Combine salad ingredients and almond praline onto a platter or bowl, when ready to serve, drizzle over dressing then toss to combine. Keep the salad nice and cold in the fridge until ready to serve.

STYLING TIP - keep aside a little of each ingredient to top with after tossing all ingredients together.

Watch how to make Strawberry, Watermelon & Feta Salad

Frequently asked questions & tips for Strawberry, Watermelon & Feta Salad

Can I make this salad ahead of time?
It’s best to make the salad the day you want to eat it, I wouldn’t suggest making it the day before.
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Strawberry, Watermelon & Feta Salad

Cook Time
20 mins
Prep Time
10 mins
Serves
4
Fresh, juicy and sweet! This watermelon, strawberry and feta salad with spiced caramelised almonds and a lime dressing is summer in a salad bowl!
  • Almond praline

  • ½ cup flaked almonds
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • ¼ tsp Sea salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Dressing

  • 1 lime, juice and zest
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Salad ingredients

  • 2 cups of watermelon, cut into cubes
  • 250g punnet strawberries, sliced
  • 1 cucumber, halved and sliced
  • 2 cups rocket
  • 50g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • ⅓ cup pistachios
Category - Christmas
Cuisine - Mediterranean inspired
Skill Level - Super easy
Other categories -
Salads, Christmas, Entertaining, Sides, Summer, Spring
Nutritional information
Calories 423.8 kcal21%
Carbohydrates 25.7 g9%
Sodium 298.5 mg13%
Magnesium 104.2 mg26%
Protein 9.8 g20%
Sugar 13.7 g15%
Calcium 198.1 mg20%
Vitamin A 31%
Fat 33.9 g52%
Fiber 6.7 g27%
Iron 2.7 mg15%
Vitamin C 65%

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