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Refreshing Watermelon & Mint Salad

ACT Nutrition Support Service » Recipes » Refreshing Watermelon & Mint Salad

Refreshing Watermelon & Mint Salad

Serves 4

Ingredients

700g watermelon
1 continental cucumber
1 red onion
¼ red cabbage
1 cup fresh mint
100g reduced-fat feta cheese
2 tablespoons sunflower kernels 
½ fresh pomegranate

Dressing:
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Juice of 1 lime
1 tablespoon water

Method

  1. Chop watermelon and cucumber into matchstick-shaped pieces.
  2. Peel and thinly slice red onion and red cabbage.
  3. Roughly chop mint leaves.
  4. In a bowl, combine watermelon, cucumber, red onion, cabbage and mint. 
  5. Top with crumbled feta, sunflower kernels and pomegranate seeds.
  6. To make the dressing, combine all ingredients in a small jar and shake well to combine. Dress salad and serve.
    This recipe meets the GREEN criteria in the National Healthy School Canteen Guidelines and the ACT Government Healthy Food and Drink Choices Policy.