Watermelon Feta Salad {Easy Summer Side}


Watermelon Salad –  an unexpected concoction of watermelon, mint, feta cheese, and red onion. This watermelon salad is surprisingly perfect in every way, blending sweet and savory in one delicious bite! 

Watermelon Feta Salad

Watermelon is probably my favorite thing about summer. I eat it every day without fail. I think I have an obsession. I love eating it plain, in slices, cut up in cubes, or in a salad.

This Watermelon Feta Salad is my favorite because it is so fresh and so easy to make. The flavor combination might sound odd at first, but trust me, it is a WINNER! It is the perfect salad for a hot summer day and a fun way to jazz up everyone’s favorite summer fruit.

Watermelon on cutting board

4-Ingredient Salad

You only need four ingredients to make this refreshing salad!

  • Watermelon
  • Red onion
  • Feta cheese
  • Mint

You can also add a drizzle of balsamic vinegar or balsamic glaze, but that is optional. The salad is good with or without it!

Watermelon Feta Salad Recipe

How to Make Watermelon Feta Salad

I like to start with a chilled watermelon. If your watermelon isn’t cold to start with, you can always chill the salad before serving. Cold watermelon is the best on a hot summer day!

Cut the watermelon into bite sized cubes with a sharp knife.

In a large bowl, combine the watermelon, red onion slices, crumbled feta cheese, and fresh mint. If you are going to add balsamic vinegar or balsamic glaze, add right before serving.

Perfect Summer Side Dish

You can serve this light and refreshing watermelon salad alongside any summer meal. It is the perfect side dish to bring to a summer potluck, party, or BBQ. The sweet and salty combo will WOW your friends and family and that pop of mint makes the salad extra special.

More Summer Salad Recipes

  • 6 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • Balsamic vinegar or balsamic glaze, optional

Nutrition Facts

Watermelon Feta Salad

Amount Per Serving

Calories 84 Calories from Fat 27

% Daily Value*

Fat 3g5%

Saturated Fat 2g10%

Cholesterol 11mg4%

Sodium 142mg6%

Potassium 206mg6%

Carbohydrates 13g4%

Fiber 1g4%

Sugar 10g11%

Protein 3g6%

Vitamin A 1024IU20%

Vitamin C 14mg17%

Calcium 80mg8%

Iron 1mg6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Photos by Dishing Out Health

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