Feta, Mint and Watermelon Bites Recipe

Simple, fresh watermelon and feta appetizers flavored with red wine vinegar and mint pair perfectly with bubbly champagne.
Watermelon Mint Skewers

Watermelon Mint Skewers

By: Joanna Meyer

Makes about 24 pieces

Ingredients

2 pounds seedless watermelon, cut into 1-inch cubes
1/4-cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced into rings
2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
1 sprig mint, finely chopped
salt and pepper, to taste
24 decorative skewers (optional)

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the red wine vinegar, extra virgin olive oil and onion rings; season with salt and pepper to taste and marinate for one hour in the refrigerator covered with plastic wrap.

To assemble, place a watermelon cube on a plate, top with 2 marinated onion rings and sprinkle with feta and mint.

To create a more elegant look, twist the onion around a skewer in the shape of an eight. Tip: Add an extra twist or two if it is a larger ring) Poke the skewer into the watermelon; sprinkle feta and mint on top.

Cook's Note: The watermelon weight is after the rind has been removed.

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