There's a reason Justine Clarke wrote a song about Watermelon, it's just so good...but in a salad? I know it sounds crazy but remember all those Asian cooking shows that teach us about balance, Sweet, Sour, Salty, Hot!
It's no secret that I love Nigella Lawson, and when I first tried this, almost 8 years ago now, I thought I'd struck gastronomic gold! The combination of crisp, sweet watermelon with the salty goodness of olives and feta all tossed in with fresh mint and lime juice just works. I've served this up with all sorts of dishes, like a slow cooked lamb just last week. I promise you there will be no leftovers either, everyone else will be surprised by the combination too.
So if you're looking for Christmas or Boxing Day menu inspiration I couldn't think of anything more perfect to devour on a beautiful summer day, even the colours scream 'Festive'. You can find the recipe by clicking here.
Personal tip: I like to use Danish feta just for its crumbly, creamy consistency and I only had green olives in the fridge for the picture above, black really is the best. But that wasn't getting in the way of me and this salad!