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Zanele’s Melon & Feta Salad

25 Minutes
10 Servings
7 Ingredients


Looking for a fresh Christmas salad idea to accompany your Christmas lunch? Look no further than this deliciously easy side salad for your South African Christmas. 


1. Arrange your melon cubes in a wide bowl or platter, then cover with feta and red onion.

2. In a separate bowl, combine the olive oil and balsamic vinegar, then set aside until serving.

3. When ready to serve, finely chop the mint leaves and drizzle over the dressing.

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Original recipe by Cooking with Zanele.


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  • 300 g spanspek (sweet melon); deseeded and cut into bite-sized cubes
  • 1 cup feta cheese; crumbled
  • 1 medium red onion; finely chopped
  • Handful fresh mint
  • 30 ml olive oil
  • 30 ml balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper