Salad Recipes

Watermelon Salad Recipe


Watermelon Salad Recipe

Watermelon salad is sweet, tangy, juicy, crisp, vibrant, and refreshing. It’s the perfect salad for hot summer days.

Excellent for picnics, barbeques, or as a light and healthy meal, this watermelon feta salad will leave you satisfied, nourished, and hydrated.

Here’s a refreshing and simple watermelon salad recipe that’s perfect for summer:


  • 4 cups seedless watermelon, cubed
  • 1 cup cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Prepare the Ingredients:
    • Cube the watermelon and dice the cucumber. Thinly slice the red onion. Chop the fresh mint and basil leaves.
  2. Assemble the Salad:
    • In a large bowl, combine the watermelon, cucumber, red onion, mint, and basil.
  3. Dress the Salad:
    • Drizzle the extra-virgin olive oil and lime juice over the salad. Gently toss to combine.
  4. Add Feta and Season:
    • Add the crumbled feta cheese to the salad. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Toss gently to incorporate the cheese without breaking it up too much.
  5. Serve:
    • Serve immediately or chill in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes to let the flavors meld. Enjoy!


  • Variations: You can add other ingredients like arugula, olives, or toasted nuts for extra flavor and texture.
  • Vegan Option: Substitute feta cheese with a vegan cheese alternative or simply omit it.
  • Serving Suggestion: This salad pairs well with grilled meats, seafood, or as a standalone dish.

Enjoy your refreshing watermelon salad!