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Watermelon and Sweet Grass Dairy Goat Cheese Salad With Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
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This surprising combination of flavors and textures from Kevin Rathbun of Rathbun's --- which ran in a story about pairing wines with summer foods --- is delightfully fresh tasting and refreshing. He uses Georgia purveyor Sweet Grass Dairy's extra-soft goat cheese.
Hands on time: 15 minutes Total time: 15 minutes Serves: 6
1 pound watermelon, cut into 2-inch-long, 1/2-inch-thick rectangles
4 ounces Sweet Grass Dairy goat cheese (or other soft goat cheese)
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Cracked black pepper