Watermelon and Feta Salsa


Watermelon and Feta Salsa

An unusual combination, yet, one of my summer favorites with sweet watermelon, fresh mint, salty olives, and feta bursting with sweet and salty in each mouthful. This recipe is from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC® Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle at Any Age.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chopped watermelon
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/3 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped Kalamata olives
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint

Preparation

  • In small bowl mix together all ingredients. Serve.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • Makes 16 (1/4) cup servings
  • Calories 29
  • Calories from fat 36%
  • Fat 1g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 1mg
  • Sodium 98mg
  • Carbohydrate 4g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 1g
  • Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 fruit

Spicy Advice: Try the red pepper seasoned rice vinegar for a little extra zing. Raid a salad bar for fresh Kalamata olives-it makes a difference.