Watermelon, Basil and Feta Salad

Watermelon, Basil and Feta Salad

Watermelons are one of the biggest, roundest, stripe-iest signs that summer has arrived! As much as we all love watermelon, I think we all underestimate the shear volume a single melon can provide. If you find yourself with more melon than you were expecting, try mixing up this quick salad for a unique flavor combo.

Watermelon, Basil and Feta Salad

This might sound a little odd, but give it a try. Almost everyone loves that sweet-salty combination, which is highlighted in this salad.

Course Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 6 cup watermelon cubed
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 3 tbsp fresh basil finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbled
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place watermelon in a bowl and drizzle lime juice over the top

  2. Add basil and half of the feta cheese, toss lightly

  3. Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle with remaining feta

  4. Season lightly with salt and pepper, serve chilled

Recipe Notes

Also great with fresh mint!

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