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Watermelon Salad

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword easy-watermelon-salad, watermelon-salad-recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 168kcal


  • cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ cup olive oil OR vegetable oil
  • Salad:
  • 5 cups cubed watermelon
  • 3 small baby cucumbers cut into half moons
  • 1 small red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 8 oz container crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoon torn or chopped fresh mint leaves
  • optional additions: torn arugula, diced radish,and prepared balsamic glaze to drizzle on top (optional additions just before serving)


  • Place lime juice and sugar in a mason jar with a tight-fitting lid. Shake or stir until completely dissolved. Add salt, pepper, and olive oil. Shake again until well mixed.Set aside
  • In a large mixing bowl, place watermelon, cucumbers, onion, half of the Feta, and mintleaves. Gently toss until combined.3.Add about ⅔ of the dressing, and gently toss
  • Transfer to a serving plate or bowl. Top with the remaining half of the Feta, and moremint if desired. Drizzle with the rest of the dressing if desired


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 0.1mg | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 416mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 957IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg