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Rockmelon, mint and snow pea salad
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Rockmelon, mint and snow pea salad

20 minutes (preparation 10 minutes)
Serves 4 (as a side)
  • 200g snow peas, halved diagonally 
  • 120g mixed baby salad leaves  
  • 2 Lebanese cucumber, halved lengthways, chopped 
  • ½ rockmelon, peeled, deseeded, thinly sliced 
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves  
  • 50g Danish feta cheese, crumbled 
  • 1/3 cup pepitas, toasted 

Lemon chilli dressing 

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice 
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 
  • ½ teaspoon dried chilli flakes 
  1. Place snow peas in heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water. Stand 1 minute. Drain, rinse under cold water, drain well. 
  2. To make dressing, whisk all ingredients in a small bowl. 
  3. Layer salad leaves, cucumber, snow peas, rockmelon and mint on a serving platter or board.  
  4. Drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with feta and pepitas.  

Tips

  • To toast pepitas, stir in a small dry frying pan over a medium heat for about 2 minutes or until lightly browned.  

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