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Watermelon Feta Salad with Mint

Watermelon Feta Salad is made with crisp cucumbers, fresh mint, and a lime juice dressing that is perfect for summer!  Bring this quick and easy side dish recipe to your next backyard BBQ or poolside picnic for a refreshing fruit salad that is both sweet and tangy.

Course Dinner, lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 119 kcal
Author London

Ingredients

  • 4 cups watermelon seedless
  • 2 cups cucumber English seedless
  • ½ cup feta cheese crumbled
  • ¼ cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeno finely diced, optional
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice freshly squeezed
  • ½ tsp. salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper to taste
  • cup sweet mint finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Prepare watermelon by cutting into ½-inch cubes.

  2. Peel or partially peel cucumber and cut into ½-inch cubes.

  3. Combine melon, cucumber, feta cheese, onion, pepper (optional), oil, lime juice, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Toss until ingredients are well combined.

  4. Mix in fresh mint if serving immediately.
  5. If storing to serve later, reserve mint and add just before serving. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • If you have leftover watermelon salad, you can store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 daysBut please note, the watermelon and cucumber will continue to release their juices and make the leftovers pretty soggy after a few days.

Nutrition Facts
Watermelon Feta Salad with Mint
Amount Per Serving
Calories 119 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 302mg13%
Potassium 205mg6%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 793IU16%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 81mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.