If you are looking for a refreshing and healthy summer salad, this watermelon salad with feta cheese will delight you!
This watermelon salad recipe is super easy to make and with few ingredients that you can serve as a light dinner or as a side to other dishes such as chicken or salmon. Plus, it goes really well with a delicious summer BBQ!
If you love watermelon as much as I do, this watermelon feta salad will be your favorite salad all summer. Not only it’s tasty and refreshing, but it’s also healthy and filling.
If you want to try other yummy recipes with watermelon, here are my favorite easy watermelon recipes to try this summer.
Watermelon in a salad? Yes!
A fruit salad is the perfect combination of vitamins and antioxidants. Besides, watermelon is one of the fruits with the most water and is perfect for hot days. Also, kids love this watermelon salad!
You can make some changes to this tasty watermelon salad recipe ingredients, but I recommend you try the original recipe because it’s really flavorful, and tastes like summer.
Can you make watermelon salad ahead?
Yes, you can make this watermelon salad ahead, but I recommend you to include all the ingredients in a bowl except feta and salad dressing, store it in the fridge, and before serving, add those two ingredients.
How long does Watermelon Feta Salad last?
This feta watermelon salad will last between 2-4 days in the fridge if it’s covered.
You will know that the watermelon salad has started going bad if it becomes overly watery or runny.
How to cut watermelon for the salad?
In my watermelon recipes post, I tell you how to pick a good watermelon and how to cut a watermelon so you can do it easily.
The best way to cut watermelon for this summer salad is in small cubes.
What goes well with Feta Watermelon Salad?
If you eat this watermelon feta salad alone, you can make it for lunch or as a light dinner.
You can also add grilled prawns to the salad and make it more nutritious, or serve as a tasty side for dinner with chicken or salmon.
And why not complement this healthy salad with a refreshing summer cocktail?
The Best Watermelon Salad Dressing
If you are looking for a healthy salad, the best dressing is balsamic vinegar and olive oil mixed with lime juice. And don’t forget the salt!
This balsamic dressing elevates flavor to another level.
How to Make Watermelon Salad Recipe
This watermelon salad with feta and mint is so simple and easy to make. You only need a few ingredients to prepare this recipe!
This salad is made with ripe watermelon, feta cheese, arugula, baby spinach, blueberries and fresh mint leaves.
First, cut the watermelon in small cubes. You can cut feta in cubes too or add crumbled feta cheese, and sprinkle all into a large bowl.
Next, cut the fresh mint into pieces. Then, add arugula, spinach and blueberries, and toss salad ingredients in the bowl.
For the salad dressing, in a small bowl, whisk Balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and freshly squeezed lime juice. Finally, mix all ingredients and drizzle dressing over the watermelon salad.
The salad is ready! Enjoy!
I hope this summer salad recipe makes you insanely happy!
- 5 Cups of Watermelon in cubes
- 1/3 Cup Feta Cheese, cubed or crumbled
- 4 Cups of Arugula and Baby Spinach leaves
- 1/3 Cup of Blueberries
- 1/2 Cup of chopped fresh mint
- 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
- 1 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
- 1 Tablespoon Lime Juice
- 1 Teaspoon Salt
- (Optional) 10 Shrimps or Big Prawns
- Cut fresh watermelon in cubes. Set aside.
- Cut feta in cubes too or add crumbled feta cheese, and sprinkle all into a large bowl.
- Cut the mint leaves into pieces add arugula, spinach and blueberries, and toss salad ingredients in the bowl.
- In a small bowl, whisk Balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and freshly squeezed lime juice.
- Mix all ingredients and drizzle dressing over the watermelon salad.
- Season to taste and serve.
You can make this recipe without feta cheese, adding cucumber and red onion and turn it into a delicious vegan watermelon salad. And if you grill the watermelon, you are in for a real treat!
You can also add prawns to the salad to make it more nutritious, substitute feta cheese for goat cheese, or mint for basil.
MORE WATERMELON RECIPES:
- 5 Best Watermelon Recipes for Summer
- 2-Minutes Easy Watermelon Smoothie
- Sugar-free Watermelon Lemonade Recipe
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