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watermelon and feta salad

Watermelon and Feta Salad

This is a salad of sunshine, full of refreshing flavours and tangy feta cheese. So simple to put together and perfect for outdoor eating, BBQ or a picnic.

Course Salad
Cuisine Greek
Keyword watermelon and feta salad
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 213 kcal


  • 1200 grams watermelon with rind still on
  • 1 small red onion
  • 10 grams mint leaves
  • 300 grams feta cheese
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp balsamic glaze


  1. Slice the red onion thinly, about 1 mm thickness and put in a cup or mug. Tip 1 tbsp of white wine vinegar on top and push them about a bit with a fork to make sure they all get a good coating.

  2. Cut the melon into slim wedges and using a teaspoon scoop out the seeds. Remove the rind and cut into ¾ cm chunks and put directly into the serving dish. Cut the cucumber in half length ways and remove the seeds before cutting into chunks, about 1.5 cm and put those too in the serving bowl. Give them both a light mix together.

  3. Roll all the mint leaves into a sausage and cut into strips. Put on top of the chunks in the bowl and then add the steeped onions. Mix 3 tbsp of olive oil and 3 tbsp of balsamic glaze together and pour over the melon. Turn over the whole lot in the dressing.

    Finally crumble 200 grams of the feta on top. Keep the crumbles quite big. Give it all a good grind of black pepper.

  4. Apply To Super Refreshed Face with Green Bits On Her Teeth.

Recipe Notes

Change the dressing to suit your tastes. I sometimes simply use lime juice and a little sugar.

Nutrition Facts
Watermelon and Feta Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 213 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 422mg18%
Potassium 253mg7%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 1083IU22%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
Calcium 205mg21%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.