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  1. Watermelon Feta Salad

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    May 13, 2013 by Emily

    There’s watermelon in the stores! Giant, delicious, CHEAP watermelon! While I’ve been known to cut one in half and go at it with a spoon and call it lunch, sometimes you want to spice things up a little. This salad is a light dish that’s a perfect start to a warm weather meal, especially if your eating outside!

    watermelon-salad

    What You’ll Need:

    1 Cup Uncooked Orzo
    1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
    2 Cups Watermelon, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
    4 ounces Feta, Cut into small cubes
    2 Tablespoons Mint, Sliced Thin
    2 Tablespoons Basil, Sliced Thin

    Cook the orzo in heavily salted boiling water until al dente, about 6-8 minutes, drain completely and immediately toss with olive oil to keep the pasta from sticking. Once the orzo is cool, toss with the remaining ingredients  in a medium serving bowl and enjoy!

    watermelon-salad2This salad is quick and delicious, perfect for your warm weather dinner! But, this is also a great dish to bring to the cookouts in our summer future, what a nice change of pace…not having a pasta salad with mayo in it!


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