Watermelon, Cucumber & Mint Tsatsiki Salad



1 small clove garlic

2 medium cucumbers, divided

1 1/2 cups plain Greek-style yogurt

2/3 cup mint, chopped and divided

6 cups cubed watermelon (rind removed)

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

zest of 1 lime

3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced

Pinch of kosher salt


To make sauce: Mince and mash garlic clove to a paste with a pinch of salt. Transfer to a bowl. Peel 1 cucumber, then halve lengthwise and remove seeds. Coarsely grate into bowl with garlic paste. Sit in yogurt, 1/3 cup mint, and 1/2 teaspoon salt to make tsatsiki.

Peel remaining cucumber and halve lengthwise. Remove seeds. Cut crosswise into slices.
Toss sliced cucumber with watermelon, remaining 1/3 cup mint, lime juice, lime zest, red onion, and feta.

Serve fruit with tsatsiki. Sprinkle with kosher salt to taste.

Note: Tsatsiki can be made 3 hours ahead and chilled.