Watermelon Salad

Posted: April 15

Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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This recipe for Watermelon Salad is so simple it’s hardly a recipe. But it’s the perfect way to take advantage of the watermelon season in the summer. Juicy chunks of red watermelon mix with salty feta and cooling mint for a refreshing flavor profile. A simple citrus and olive oil vinaigrette ties Watermelon Salad all together.


• 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice or lemon juice • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt • freshly ground black pepper, to taste • 1 small watermelon (3 pounds), rind removed, cut into 1-inch chunks, and chilled • 1/4 cup mint leaves, chopped • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled


Step 1

In a small mixing bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon or lime juice, salt, and pepper.

Step 2

Pour the dressing over the chilled watermelon along with the mint.

Step 3

Toss very gently and sprinkle with feta. Serve.

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