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Juicy Watermelon Salad

Posted on August 4th, 2018

Watermelon is named rightfully so—this sweet fruit is 92% water. It will keep you hydrated on warm days and help fill you up.

Beyond its refreshing abilities, watermelon is also good for your ocular health. As a natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, its lycopene content can help to slow the progression of macular degeneration.

Keep reading for a simple and delicious salad recipe from Allrecipes.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 cup sliced red onion, cut lengthwise
  • 15 cups cubed watermelon
  • 3 cups cubed English cucumber
  • 1 (8 ounce) package feta cheese, crumbled
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Cracked black pepper
  • Sea salt

Directions

In a small bowl, pour lime juice over red onions. Allow to marinate while assembling salad.

Gently combine the watermelon, cucumber, feta cheese, and cilantro in a large bowl. Season with black pepper. Toss watermelon salad with marinated onions and season with sea salt just before serving.

 

For an eye-healthy recipe to pair with this appetizer, visit this blog.

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