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The bright sweet flavor of sun ripened watermelon combined with an earthy, slightly salty feta cheese makes the perfect summer side salad.

Watermelon Feta Cheese Salad

4.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Ready in: 15 minutes prep + 1 hour to chill
  • Serves: 8
  • Complexity: very easy
Watermelon Feta Salad


  • 1 small seedless watermelon
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • tsp lemon juice
  • tsp olive oil
  • 3 or 4 chopped and crushed mint leaves
  • Black pepper to taste
  • a dash of your favorite hot sauce
  • Pumpkin seeds or roasted pine nuts (optinal for topping)


Remove watermelon from rind and dice into bite size pieces.  Set aside in a serving bowl.  Toss with feta cheese.  Combine lemon juice, olive oil, mint leave, black pepper and a dash of your favorite hot sauce in a small bowl whisk together.  Pour on watermelon and feta.  Let sit refrigerated for at least an hour or overnight.  Just before serving top with pumpkin seeds or pine nuts.

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