Watermelon Salad with Feta and Mint

Watermelon Salad with Feta and Mint…nothing says summer better than this simple salad.

It doesn’t take much to throw this salad together.  Whisk up a light lemony dressing to pour over watermelon balls or chunks, feta chunks, Kalamata olives and sweet onions.  Garnish with mint leaves and voilá, salad is served!

Seriously, it’s not much more than that!  Bonus:  it only takes ten minutes to make!

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Watermelon Salad with Feta and Mint

Makes: 12 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp Tabasco
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • One 8-pound seedless watermelon, scooped into balls with a melon baller or cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks (10 cups), chilled
  • 1/2 pound feta cheese, crumbled (2 cups)
  • 1 & 1/4 cups pitted kalamata olives, coarsely chopped (optional)
  • 1 small sweet onion, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped mint leaves 


In a large bowl, whisk the oil, lemon juice, salt, Tabasco and pepper.

Add the watermelon, feta, olives and onion and toss gently. Garnish with the mint and serve.


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