Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Watermelon Salad

Watermelon salad is an intriguing summer salad, cool and refreshing. This is a very light and filling salad and goes very well with grilled meat fish or even veggies. Watermelon is definitely a fun food to enjoy during summer. The bright red triangular wedges packed with sweet juices are not only eye pleasing but full of healthy nutrients. Many of us think of watermelon as a great snacks but when you will come to know about it nutritive value you will give it a star place in your menu. Now count the healthy facts watermelons are excellent source of Vitamin A which help to maintain the eye health, Vitamin C which strengthen your immunity, prevent cell damage and Vitamin B6 which helps to convert protein into energy and helps in brain function. Today we are making this healthy watermelon more appetizing.

Watermelon     1 deseeded cubed or scoop balls
Onion  1 small finely  slice
Simple syrup    ¼   cup
Olive oil    1tbsp
Lemon juice      2 tbsp
Ginger juice       1tsp
White pepper      ¼ tsp
Black salt            to taste
Crumbled feta cheese ¼ cup   
Pumpkin seed (toasted)  1 heaping tbsp
Walnut      8 to 10 chopped
Fresh mint leaves  1 tbsp chopped 


Cut the watermelon in triangles and then with a small fruit scooper scoop small deseed scoop. Take them in a bowl. Now in another bowl mix simple syrup, olive oil, lemon juice, ginger juice, white pepper, black salt. Mix well. Now mix half of the vinaigrette with water melon and sliced onion. Place it on a serving bowl now sprinkle crumbled feta, toasted pumpkin seed, walnut and mint leaves and then drizzle rest of the vinaigrette. Have it as healthy snacks or serve it in a brunch with grilled fish or meat. I am sure you will love it.

 Wish All My American friends A Very Happy 4th July.
Be Happy And Stay Healthy.


Wenny said...

Simple to make and simple to digest ... yummy!!!

Julie said...

Colorful & refreshing salad,yummy!!

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Miriam said...

Perfect and refreshing!! Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eaters

Katerina said...

Watermelon is the ultimate summer fruit for me! This one looks perfect Sutapa

hemalata said...

So refreshing n colorful salad.