Thursday, June 18, 2020

Mixed Green Salad with Watermelon, Queso Fresco, and Cilantro Dressing

IMG_1107IMG_1102If you’re inwards the mood for a summery salad, this is it. The sweet watermelon and the slightly salty queso fresco go perfectly together, too the cilantro dressing is packed alongside flavour. This is perfect for lunch or dinner on a hot twenty-four hour period. You tin can likewise substitute Cotija or feta or whatever crumbly mild cheese inwards this dish.

Serves ii-iii

one/two c. cilantro, coarsely chopped

juice of 2 limes

one clove garlic, coarsely chopped

ane T. rice vino vinegar

ane tsp. beloved

one/four c. cilantro infused olive crude (you lot can too sub extra virgin olive oil)

table salt and pepper

one/ii c. queso fresco, crumbled

three/4 c. watermelon, cubed

v c. mixed greens of your choice (spinach would live swell hither also)

Begin past making the dressing. Combine cilantro, lime juice, garlic, rice vinegar, in addition to dear in a nutrient processor. Pulse x-xv times until mixture is inward a fine paste. Then, slowly stream in olive fossil oil together with permit the processor go until the dressing is smooth, near xx-xxx seconds. Season to gustatory modality amongst table salt in addition to pepper.

To get together the salads, place greens inward a large bowl, as well as add together queso fresco too watermelon. Add a brace of tablespoons of the dressing (or desired sum) too toss until all greens are coated lightly. Portion into bowls as well as serve.


This salad is a neat vessel for grilled shrimp, fish, or chicken as well. I made more or less chili lime shrimp too position them on pinnacle as well as it was delicious.