Cantaloupe and feta salad

September 08, 2016

This recipe celebrates the peak of cantaloupe season!  Fresh, Mediterranean and incredibly easy to make.

Cantaloupe and Feta Salad from Bellina Alimentari on Vimeo.

Yield: serves 4

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: none

 

Ingredients

Cantaloupe, 1 whole diced

Feta cheese, ½ pound

Toasted pine nuts, 2 tablespoons

Black taggiasca olives, 3 tablespoons

Extra virgin Olive Oil, 2 tablespoons

Fresh basil, ½ bunch torn

Salt and pepper to taste

 

Method

Scrape seeds out of the cantaloupe, dice and mix with all other ingredients in a bowl. Crumble the feta with your hands, the texture will be more pleasant. Tear the basil with your hands and don’t chop with a knife, the metal oxidizes it very quickly and will make it turn dark brown. Serve chilled with a glass of crisp white wine.

Buon Appetito!




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