Refresh and revitalize with this bright side dish that’s perfect for any summer table.
The dressing doubles as a versatile marinade, too.
- 1 Tbls Shallot, minced
- 1 Tbls Aged Balsamic Vinegar
- 2 Tbls Fresh Lime Juice
- 2 tsps Fresh Orange Juice
- 2 tsps Honey
- ½ tsp Dry or Dijon Mustard
- ½ tsp Salt
- ¼ tsp Pepper
- ¼ cup Avocado Oil
Stir all ingredients together except avocado oil. Whisk oil into mixture to emulsify. Chill
- 2 cups Watermelon, cubed in bite-sized pieces
- 1 cup Strawberries, sliced
- 2 small Persian Cucumbers, sliced
- 8 Mint leaves, chopped
- 2 Basil leaves, chopped
- 2 Tbls Toasted Pistachios, chopped
- 2 Tbls Feta, crumbled
- pinch of Salt
Toss ingredients with dressing, top with pistachios and feta.
Everything in this salad contributes to proper hydration and mineral balance, making it perfect for warm weather. Both Mint and Basil have cooling properties and keep our thermostats operating at peak performance. Love to hike? This is your perfect companion.
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