A char grilled watermelon and feta salad, with rocket and balsamic dressing.
Credit: Leaves & Liberty

 Made up of 92 percent water, is there anything quite as hydrating as watermelon? This super-simple watermelon feta salad by Leaves & Liberty (the meat-free sister concept to Beef & Liberty) is easy to throw together and oh-so-delicious to eat, especially at the height of summer. 

Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup watermelon
  • ½ cup rocket leaves
  • ⅓ cup feta cheese 
  • 3 mint leaves
  • sea salt
  • cracked black pepper
  • 1 lemon (for zest)
  • olive oil
  • balsamic glaze

Directions

  1. Dice watermelon into 3cm cubes.
  2. Take 4 pieces and place on char grill. Char each side for around 1 minute.
  3. Stack the grilled watermelon into a bowl, placing the rocket leaves around and on top of the melon.
  4. Tear the fresh mint leaves and add to the rocket. 
  5. Gently crumble the feta over the top.
  6. Add salt, freshly cracked pepper, and about ⅕ of the zest of a lemon.
  7. Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic glaze. Enjoy! 

*Pro tip:  Leftover watermelon and mint from this one? Muddle together with some rum for a cheeky watermelon mojito!

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