Watermelon salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Sweet and savory. Cool and refreshing. This watermelon salad with basil and goat cheese is perfect on hot summer days.
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Author: Michelle Barsness
  • 3 1/2 cups watermelon cut into bite sized pieces
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lime juice (about half a lime)
  • zest of half a lime
  • 1 tbsp shallots diced
  • 1 pinch sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves hand torn or chiffonade
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup fresh chevre-style goat cheese
  1. Cut the watermelon into bite-sized pieces and place into a salad bowl.
  2. In a small separate bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, lime zest, shallots, salt and pepper to make a dressing. Pour the dressing over the watermelon.
  3. Add the basil leaves and gently toss the salad.
  4. Add the goat cheese and serve.
Recipe Notes

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