July 1, 2021

Watermelon Feta Salad

This delicious Watermelon Feta Salad is the perfect side dish to enjoy during the hot summer months when there is plenty of sweet watermelon available! Cool cucumber, feta cheese, juicy watermelon, and mint all come together to make a refreshing salad that is full of flavor.

watermelon feta salad on large plate

Simple and Delicious Watermelon Feta Salad

The summer is such a great time to utilize the abundance of fresh fruit that’s available, either as an extra topping or addition to your salads, or as the base of the salad itself.

This watermelon and feta salad has the perfect of sweet from fresh watermelon and salty from creamy feta cheese. While the  combination of watermelon and feta cheese may sound a little unconventional it really is delicious.

The addition of the fresh mint, cool cucumber, and a fresh squeeze of lime juice adds even more flavor. I know you will love it!

watermelon salad ingredients

Salad Ingredients

This easy watermelon salad is incredibly flavorful but don’t worry, it’s still made with just a few simple ingredients that you can find at your local grocery store.

Here’s what you’ll need to make this refreshing summer dish:

Watermelon: to make things easy, I prefer to use a seedless watermelon. Dice it up into small chunks for this salad.

Cucumber: for this recipe I recommend using an English cucumber. This variety of cucumber has a tender, thinner skin than traditional cucumber and is also seedless.

Red Onion: for the best results, slice your red onion thinly to ensure that you do not get a huge chunk of red onion in a bite of salad.

Feta Cheese: the combination of feta cheese and watermelon is absolutely delicious. The creamy feta adds a salty, tangy bite that brings the salad to life.

Mint: fresh mint pairs perfectly with watermelon.

Lime Juice: this adds a bit of extra brightness and helps to create a thin dressing for the salad.

watermelon salad ingredients chopped

How to Make This Watermelon Feta Mint Salad

Step One: start by adding the watermelon, cucumber, red onion, mint leaves, lime juice, salt and pepper to a large mixing bowl. Toss everything together until well combined. Refrigerate the salad until you are ready to serve.

Step Two: When you are ready to serve, add the feta cheese and toss gently. Serve the salad and enjoy!

watermelon feta salad in bowl

How to Serve?

Not only is this fresh watermelon salad delicious, it’s also incredibly easy to make. It’s a one-bowl kind of dish that’s perfect for entertaining or feeding a crowd. While it’s refreshing all on it’s own, it makes a great cool side dish with meats fresh off the grill!

Variations

  • Add fresh baby arugula. The pepperiness of fresh arugula will pair well with the salad and add in a bit of extra veggies.
  • Switch up the herbs. This salad would be delicious with fresh basil instead of mint.
  • Add a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.

watermelon feta salad in bowls

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Italian Pasta Salad

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Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

Thai-Inspired Crunch Salad with Creamy Peanut Dressing

Greek Salmon Salad

hope you give this Watermelon Feta Salad a try! It’s simple, easy, refreshing, and the perfect side.

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Recipe by: Ashlea Carver / All the Healthy Things | Photography by: Casey Colodny / THE MINDFUL HAPA

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Watermelon, Feta, Cucumber, and Mint Salad

  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Diet: Gluten Free
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  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 6 cups diced seedless watermelon
  • 1 cup diced seedless English cucumber
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • juice of 1 lime
  • flaky salt for garnish
  • pepper to taste

Method

  1. Add the diced watermelon, cucumber, red onion, mint leaves, lime juice, salt and pepper to a large mixing bowl. Toss everything together until well combined. Refrigerate the salad until you are ready to serve.
  2. When you are ready to serve, add the feta cheese and toss gently. Serve the salad and enjoy!

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    3 comments
    • Hi, Tina! you could make it the day before! I recommend adding the feta a few minutes before serving though. I hope that helps!

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