Monday, 5 May 2014

Water Melon & Mint Salad

Water Melon & Mint Salad

To beat the heat of summer try this refreshing fruit salad. As we all know water melon is a summer fruit so lets try some refreshing watermelon salad with cool mint, richness of fiber like Iceberg and cabbage, crunchy walnut .......



Preparation Time : 15 -20 Min

Cooking Time : 0 Min


Ingredients
Ingredients : 
  • 1 cup chilled seedless watermelon, scooped into balls
  • 1/2 cup iceberg lettuce
  • 1/2 cup Red cabbage finely chopped
  • Mint leaves 10 -12 finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Black olives 2 chopped
  • Walnut crushed 1 tablespoon
  • 1Teaspoon chopped parsley


For Dressing :
  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon
  • Honey 1 teaspoon
  • Extra virgin oil 1 teaspoon
  • Chilly flakes according to taste

Procedure :
  • First scoop the watermelon into balls or cut them into a 1 1/2-inch chunks 
  • finely chop red cabbage 
  •  Now torn the Iceberg lettuce into pieces and immerse them into ice cold  water for 10 min and drain it well
  • Take a bowl add Iceberg, red cabbage, watermelon balls, olives,salt & mint leaves
  • For dressing take a small bowl and mix lemon juice, honey, extra virgin oil & chilly flakes
  • Toss the salad with dressing nicely and add crushed walnut & chopped parsley
  • Serve chilled water melon salad 


Tips : To make it more filling add some crumbled cottage cheese on to it.