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At Dirk's
we carry many additional items to complete and complement your favorite recipe such as:
- Select Fresh   
- Fresh Breads
- Fresh Chips &
- Parchment Paper
    (by the sheet)
- Seafood Utensils
and more.....


  Mediterranean Watermelon Salad
  • This salad can be a meal in itself or as a side salad with any dinner.
  • We are taking it to another level by adding fresh grilled sardines or your favorite grilled fish or seafood.



  • 1 seedless watermelon, cut into triangles, 2 inches thick
  • 2 cups seedless cucumbers, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups Greek feta cheese, chunked (we prefer sheep's milk feta)
  • 1/2 cup sweet onion, diced
  • 3 cups tomatoes preferably plum ,diced
  • 1/2 cup flat leaf parsley, loosely packed


  • 1/2 cup lemon juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper




  • Combine cucumber, onion, tomatoes, and parsley in large bowl.


  • In blender or food processor add lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Blend until well combined. Slowly pour olive oil thru top. Pour over salad.
  • Grill should be medium hot. Prepare watermelon for grill, brush with 2 tablespoons olive oil on both sides. Grill watermelon first about 1 to 2 minute per side to get grill marks.
  • To serve, place cheese on top of watermelon and top with greens.
  • Finish by topping with grilled sardine fillets(see grilled sardine recipe) or grilled fish of choice. Enjoy!


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