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watermelon feta salad in a large white bowl
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Watermelon Feta Salad

Watermelon Feta Salad with mint wins over a crowd of any size. If you're looking to dress up fresh watermelon this recipe is for you!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: watermelon feta salad
Servings: 8
Calories: 156kcal
Author: Jordan


Watermelon Feta Salad

  • 3 cups watermelon, cubed
  • 1 cup cucumber, cubed
  • 8 ounces feta cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, roughly chopped
  • flaky sea salt, to taste

Marinated Red Onions

  • 1/4 cup light olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 of a small red onion, thinly sliced


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the red wine vinegar, red pepper flakes, salt, pepper, and olive oil until combined. Add the red onion and toss to combine. Let the onions marinate while you prep the salad ingredients.
  • In a large bowl, gently toss the watermelon, feta cheese, cucumber, basil, mint, and marinated onions (without their juices). Top with more fresh herbs and flaky sea salt and serve!
    tossing the watermelon salad
  • For more flavor you can add a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil or balsamic vinegar.


Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 392mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 514IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 147mg | Iron: 1mg