Watermelon, Pomegranate & Feta Salad  

Succulent watermelon is 97% water, rich in natural sugars, potassium & Vitamin C!

 

Pefect to rehydrate on a hot day after sport!

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Why is it good for you?

 

Many salad leaves, fruits and vegetables have a high water content - Watermelon is a great example as it is 97% water!

 

Rich in natural sugars, potassium and vitamin C it's also great for post exercise rehydration and recovery, repleneshing electrolytes lost through sweat, as well as a hefty portion of protein.

 

It's fast, fresh and fabulously light! Give it a go, it's easy and only takes a few minutes to prepare...

 

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Ingredients

 

  • seeds of 1 pomegranate

  • 100g feta cheese, sliced into small chunks

  • 2 baby gem lettuces, sliced into ribbons

  • mixed baby leaves (lambs lettuce, watercress and spinach)

  • 1/2 watermelon, sliced into chunks, seeds and peel removed

  • 25g flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped

 

Dressing

  • small amount of raspberry vinegar

  • 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • reserved juice from the pomegranate and watermelon

  • tiny pinch of salt

  • plenty of freshly ground black pepper

 

Method

  1. Briefly whisk the dressing ingredients together (add any juice left from slicing the watermelon and de-seeding the pomegranate too).

  2. Arrange the lettuce, baby leaves, pomegranate and watermelon on a large plate or shallow salad bowl. Toss with the dressing.

  3. Scatter with the feta and the flat leaf parsley.

  4. Enjoy!!

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