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Simple and Tasty Labor Day Recipes

If winter is the season of soups and stews, then summer is the season of crisp, refreshing salads. Check out two easy and delicious recipes to add fresh flavor to you Labor Day menu.  Watermelon Salad You’re probably thinking: watermelon… in a salad? While a bit unusual, sometimes the best flavors come out of the most unexpected combinations. Watermelon and cucumber pair nicely because they’re both water-heavy vegetables, while the feta cheese and mint add a welcomed kick.  INGREDIENTS 3 cups watermelon, cubed or balled 1 1/2 cups sliced cucumber (seeds removed) 2 tablespoons mint, thinly sliced or small mint leaves 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled (block feta is preferable to pre-crumbled feta) 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon lime juice Salt and pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS Place the watermelon, cucumber and mint in a large bowl In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper Drizzle the dressing over the melon mixture and toss to coat Sprinkle with feta and serve Credit to Dinner at the Zoo for the …