Chef Art Smith's Watermelon and Feta with Lime and Serrano Chili Peppers

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Believe it or not, watermelon and feta make a great pairing.

Toss in some hot chili peppers and cilantro and you have a salad to delight everyone who tries it. Buy seedless watermelon for thisyou won't be disappointed when you try it!

Serves 8

3 pounds seedless watermelon, rind removed, cut into large dice (about 6 cups)
2 serrano chili peppers, seeded and minced
Juice of 1 lime
1/2 cup low-fat feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup cilantro leaves

METHOD Place the watermelon in a large mixing bowl. Add the minced serrano chili pepper and lime juice to the bowl and toss gently until combined. Sprinkle with the feta and cilantro leaves and toss once more to incorporate. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Per serving: 54 calories | 1 g fat | 1 g sat fat | 3 mg chol | 119 mg sodium | 9 g carb | 7 g sugar | 1 g fiber | 3 g protein | 34 mg calcium

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