Watermelon and Feta Salad

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Sliced wedges of seedless watermelon

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Baby arugula

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Thinly sliced radishes, thinly sliced red onion (rinsed and dried), kalamata olives (chopped)

toasted pine nuts, fresh mint leaves (torn)

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Prefer feta in brine (cow’s milk)

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Combine ingredients lightly dressing with EVOO, Kosher salt and cracked pepper.

(Use just enough EVOO to glisten the vegetable mix, not saturate. Tasting each individual ingredient is important.)

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A drizzle of balsamic syrup provides a little counterpoint and sweetness. (See “Prosciutto and Melon” recipe for balsamic syrup cooking instructions.)

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Mound salad mix on top of watermelon wedges. Drizzle with balsamic syrup. Try this for your 4th of July cook out.

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Another winner for your July 4th picnic is heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella di bufala, fresh basil, EVOO, Kosher salt, cracked pepper & balsamic syrup.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY USA.

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