Searching for a patriotic, light and healthy salad for your 4th of July picnic, look no further. Combining watermelon, blueberries, and feta cheese meets the color requirement and adding chopped fresh mint, red onion, a splash of olive oil, and lime juice rounds out the flavor. Happy 4th of July!
Watermelon, Blueberries, Feta and Mint Salad
8 cups watermelon, cut into 1″ cubes, 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbles, 1 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped, 1 1/2 cups blueberries, 1/2 cup chopped red or sweet onion, 1/3 cup olive oil, 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, freshly ground pepper to taste.
Put watermelon cubes in a large bowl. Add feta, mint, blueberries and onion. Drizzle olive oil and lime juice over the watermelon and sprinkle with ground pepper. Toss gently. This salad is best served the same day it is prepared.