Watermelon, jicama, and feta salad with a honey vinaigrette

May  7, 2010
0 Ratings
  • Serves 2-4
Author Notes

This is a summer salad with some unusual ingredients. Trust me, the variety of textures and flavors come together to create a dish with a refreshing and unique taste. —Robinho

What You'll Need
  • 1/2 seedless watermelon
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 1/2 large jicama root
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup light olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 4 mint leaves
  1. Chop the watermelon and block of feta into 1/4'' bite size cubes. Cut the jicama into matchsticks. Fold everything together and set aside
  2. Whisk together the oil, vinegar, and honey until they are emulsified. Season with salt and pepper
  3. Toss the watermelon, jicama, and feta with the vinaigrette. Garnish with a chiffonade of mint leaves

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5 Reviews

Sagegreen August 15, 2010
Looks like a great combination balance of taste, color and texture. Thanks.
Sagegreen August 15, 2010
Do you have a little orange and lime zest in there as well?
Robinho August 16, 2010
Yes you can add orange and lime zest for more even more color and taste.
cooklynveg May 9, 2010
looks delicious! Love watermelon and jicama - what a great combo.
Robinho May 9, 2010
I think most people would love jicama if the root was more accessible and popular in the States. Thanks for the comment!