Layered Watermelon, Tomato and Mixed Greens Salad with Feta Cheese

  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves

1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped

Lime-Orange Vinaigrette, recipe follows

1 pkg. (7.75 oz.) DOLE® Extra Veggie™ with Grape Tomatoes

8 (1/4-inch thick) slices watermelon*

Salt and ground black pepper, to taste

1/4 cup finely chopped DOLE Red Onion

1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Lime-Orange Vinaigrette:

2 tablespoons lime juice,

2 tablespoons orange juice

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 teaspoons sugar,

1 teaspoon red wine vinegar

1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper and salt

Directions

  1. Remove tomato pouch from salad blend and cut tomatoes in half; set aside.
  2. Cut 8 (4x4-inch) squares or (4-inch) circles from watermelon; season each with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Combine salad blend, tomatoes, onion, feta, mint and jalapeno in large bowl. Toss with Lime-Orange Vinaigrette, to taste. For each serving, place one watermelon slice on large plate; spoon some salad onto watermelon. Top with second slice of watermelon; top with additional salad.
  4. *Tip: Cutting slices from a baby watermelon work well.
  5. Lime-Orange Vinaigrette:
  6. Whisk together 2 tablespoons lime juice, 2 tablespoons orange juice, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 2 teaspoons sugar, 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar, 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper and salt, to taste until well blended. Makes about 1/3 cup.

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