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Easy Watermelon Salad with Feta

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Easy Watermelon Salad with Feta
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Watermelon Feta Salad - #watermelon #salad #recipe #eatwell101 - Watermelon salad with feta is the perfect mix of savory and sweet. Try this refreshing watermelon salad ASAP as a wonderful addition to any meal in summer!

Watermelon Salad with Feta – This easy watermelon salad with feta, basil, and mint is refreshing, colorful, and ready in less than 10 minutes. Light, healthy, yet satisfying – perfect for a quick lunch or as a side dish. The watermelon salad is quick and easy to make with a few simple chops and a quick toss. Enjoy!

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Ingredients list for the watermelon salad recipe

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Watermelon Salad Recipe Ingredients

If you’ve never tried watermelon in a savory salad, you have to try this easy recipe ASAP. Juicy and refreshing, watermelon works great with creamy, savory feta and tangy lime juice. Here’s what makes this watermelon salad recipe so amazing:

  • Watermelon: you can use one large or two small seedless watermelons.
  • Feta cheese, for a creamy, savory element
  • Mint and basil: for fresh herbal notes. You can also try cilantro.
  • Lime juice: to round up the flavors.

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Directions

1. To make the watermelon salad: Place watermelon, feta, basil, and mint in a large salad bowl or shallow plate.

2. Drizzle lime juice over the watermelon salad ingredients and toss gently to combine. Chill until ready to serve.

3. Before serving, garnish with more mint leaves and basil and drizzle the watermelon and feta salad with more lime juice to taste. Enjoy! ❤️

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Tips for the watermelon salad recipe

This watermelon salad is a pretty easy and straightforward recipe. Check these pro tips for the best results:

  • Choose a ripe watermelon for maximum sweetness and juiciness.
  • Toss the watermelon salad delicately to avoid smearing the feta into a soupy mess.
  • Chill the watermelon salad in the refrigerator before serving so it is nice and refreshing.

Watermelon Feta Salad Recipe Variations

This easy watermelon feta salad is a great start to play with your inspiration. Here are some of our favorite ways to change it up:

  • Watermelon salad with black olives: Give your watermelon salad a more Mediterranean feel with the addition of black olives.
  • Watermelon salad with feta and cucumber: Throw diced cucumber into the mix for a refreshing watermelon salad.
  • Watermelon salad with blueberries: A classic summer treat, almost like dessert!

You can also add red onion, cooked and chilled quinoa, strawberries, or even swap goat cheese for feta.

Watermelon salad dressing

We keep the watermelon salad dressing to a minimum to let the various flavors shine. But if you’d like a dressing that is more substantial for the watermelon salad, try this combo:

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

What to Serve with Watermelon Salad

We love to make this watermelon and feta salad for cookouts, as an appetizer or a side dish. The salad pairs well with anything you’d like to grill: burgers, chicken, steaks, veggies.

How to keep the watermelon salad leftovers

The watermelon salad can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days but is best eaten within 2 days.

More watermelon salad recipes

Check also these best watermelon recipes!

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