a great summer salad


8 cups cubed seedless watermelon

2 cucumbers, halved lengthwise and sliced

1/4 cup feta cheese crumbled (omit for vegan option)

1/4 cup minced fresh mint

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

1/4 cup olive oil

1 small lime

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

In a large bowl, combine watermelon, cucumbers, feta and mint. In a small bowl, whisk remaining ingredients. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately or refrigerate, covered, up to 2 hours before serving.

Yield: 16 servings (3/4 cup each).