Double-Melon Salad

Feta cheese on fruit? Try it. There’s something surprisingly delicious about the combination of salty cheese and sweet, juicy melon. Kids Advisory Board member Liana said the “feta cheese gave the fruit a super unique and flavorful taste, which I was surprised that I liked!”

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Hands-on time: 30   |    Total time: 30   |    Makes: 4 Servings

KITCHEN GEAR

Cutting board
Sharp knife (adult needed)
Medium-sized bowl
Measuring cup
Measuring spoons

INGREDIENTS

2 heaping cups cubed watermelon
2
1 cup cubed or crumbed feta cheese
2 tablespoon chopped fresh mint or basil leaves
1 tablespoon fresh lime or lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
pinch kosher salt

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Put all the ingredients in the bowl and toss gently.
  2. Serve right away, or cover and refrigerate up to overnight (if you want to serve it later, keep the feta out and add it just before serving).

EDIBLE VOCABULARY
When you see the term “heaping” in a recipe, it refers to a measurement that’s more generous than exact. In this case, it’s enough melon cubes to extend up past the edge of the measuring cup.

HA HA!
What did the honeydew say to the cantaloupe? You’re one in a melon.