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Mediterranean Watermelon Feta Skewers

Chef Louise Mellor- Evite

The movie August:Osage County takes place in Oklahoma, so what better way to celebrate this Oscar-nominated flick than with watermelon feta cheese skewers? After all, Oklahoma is nationally-known for its watermelon festival.

Deliver Ingredients


  • 12 wooden skewers
  • 12 one-inch cubes of firm feta cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 12 pitted kalamata olives
  • 12 small basil leaves
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 medium seedless watermelon cut into 12 one-inch cubes


In a small bowl, whisk to combine the olive oil, honey, balsamic vinegar, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Set aside.

Spear a cube of cheese to the bottom of the skewer with a flat side down so the skewer will stand on a platter. Add watermelon cube, basil leaf, and olive to each skewer. Arrange the skewers on a platter and refrigerate. Just before serving, drizzle with vinaigrette and serve cold.

Mediterranean Shopping Tip

As an alternative to sugary, salty, processed foods, try shopping for fruits and vegetables that are in season.

Mediterranean Cooking Tip

For a healthier alternative, substitute honey or molasses for sugar in baking recipes, and use a 3:1 blend of canola oil to olive oil instead of butter when cooking over the flame.