Watermelon, Feta, And Balsamic Bites

Looking for a quick bite summer appetizer? How about these cute little Watermelon, Feta, and Balsamic Bites?  Your family or friends will enjoy this unique “finger-food” appetizer, that’s so easy to prepare you won’t even need a recipe!Watermelon, Feta, And Balsamic Bites / The Grateful Girl Cooks!

I first tried these at a “Watermelon” themed dinner that my friend hosted. Every part of the dinner from beverages to dessert HAD to include watermelon in some form. The watermelon cube appetizers caught my eye, so decided to try making my own at home!

Watermelon, Feta, And Balsamic Bites / The Grateful Girl Cooks!

They are so very easy and quick to make, and your family or dinner guests will love them!  The most important thing is to start with a COLD, sweet, ripe watermelon!  The sweetness of the watermelon contrasts nicely with the slight “tang” of balsamic vinegar and the salty feta crumbles!

Start by slicing about a 2 inch wide wedge of watermelon. Cut off rind, then square it off, and cut into even sized cubes.

Watermelon, Feta, and Balsamic Bites / The Grateful Girl Cooks!

Place watermelon cubes onto serving platter.  Take a very small spoon or knife and scoop out a tiny hole in each watermelon cube. Do NOT go all the way to the bottom of each cube (anywhere there is a hole besides the one in the middle, the balsamic will leak out!).

Watermelon, Feta, and Balsamic Bites / The Grateful Girl Cooks!

Fill each hole with a little balsamic vinegar, then sprinkle the tops of the watermelon with crumbled feta cheese, and garnish with mint leaves! That’s it! No “recipe” necessary for these fun and delicious, quick mini-bite appetizers!

Watermelon, Feta, And Balsamic Bites / The Grateful Girl Cooks!

Hope you will consider trying this appetizer! We sure enjoyed it! The combination of sweet watermelon, slightly salty feta cheese crumbles, and tangy balsamic is a winning one that I believe you will really enjoy!

Watermelon, Feta, and Balsamic Bites / The Grateful Girl Cooks!Original Idea From: Shari Altree

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