Watermelon Feta Mustard and Cress Sprouts Recipe

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This simple sprouts recipe only take 5 minutes to make and makes a great snack or side dish to a meal.

You can also be creative and try different fruit, cheese and sprout mixtures.  Suggested cheeses are goat cheese, blue cheese, marble, cheddar, Gouda, and brie.  Suggested fruits are apricots, fresh strawberries, pineapple, cherries, and apples.  Use mustard or clover sprouts if you want a spicier kick, wheat or spelt if you want a sweeter sprout and peanut, green pea or sunflower sprouts if you want something hardier.  The possibilities are endless!  Have fun.

For the following sprouts recipe you will need:

  • 1/2  cup of mustard sprouts
  • 1/2 cup of cress sprouts
  • 1.5 kg of watermelon
  • 500 gm Danish feta
  • 150 gm pumpkin seeds
  • pumpkin seed oil
  • 1 lime

Cut the feta in to 5 cm cubes and using the lime, grate the zest over the cubes, set aside. In a warm fry pan lightly toast the pumpkin seeds until golden. Cube the watermelon also and arrange on plate with feta cubes.  Sprinkle pumpkin seeds, drizzle the pumpkin seed oil over the salad lightly and finish with the sprouts over the dish.

Serves four.