Fennel-melon and Feta salad

Our dietitians' favourite

If you’ve never tried adding fennel to the classic combination of melon and Canadian Feta, you’re in for a surprise. The crushed fennel seeds bring out all the rich aromas of ripe cantaloupe, honeydew and watermelon.

  • Prep: 10 min
Yields 6 Servings
fennel melon and feta salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 mL) red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) lime juice
  • 4 cups (1 L) small fennel bulb and foliage thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) cantaloupe diced
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) honeydew diced
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) watermelon diced
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Canadian Feta coarsely crumbled
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) fennel seeds crushed
  • Freshly ground pepper

Preparation

Place red onion in a large bowl. Sprinkle with lime juice and let soften for at least 5 minutes.

Add all remaining ingredients and generously season with pepper.

Stir and serve.

Tips

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Bocconcini (add salt to taste).

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 133 Calories
Protein: 5 g
Carbohydrate: 17 g
Fat: 6 g
Fibre: 2.7
Sodium: 265 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 15 % / 163 mg
Folate: 19 %
Riboflavin: 16 %
Vitamin B12: 21 %
Vitamin C: 58 %