Mediterranean Watermelon Feta Salad

Mediterranean Watermelon Feta Salad

Beat the heat with a refreshing and delightful Mediterranean watermelon feta salad! This colorful and mouthwatering summer dish combines the sweetness of juicy watermelon, the savory richness of feta cheese, and the freshness of mint leaves, creating a perfect balance of flavors, with a twist of pink pepperberries and citrus herbs.
Whether you're hosting a backyard barbecue or looking for a light and healthy side dish, this recipe is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Ready in just a few minutes, this salad will become your go-to summer favorite!
hands-on time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 3


Fresh Produce

  • 6 cups cubed fresh watermelon bite-size
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice or more to taste


  • 1/2 cup crumbled or small cubed feta cheese (about 5-6 oz) [1]

Packaged Goods/Staples

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper


  • 1-3 tsp honey or syrup or fresh berry puree [2]
  • 1/8 cup black olive slices
  • some fresh mint leaves for garnish

Suggested Side

  • Roasted bread slices, drizzled with olive oil

Culinary Spice Kit

  • Lemon balm, pink pepperberries, tangerine peel, mint, Marash chili, marjoram, tarragon



  • In a CUP, mix lemon juice, oil, Watermelon Feta Salad spices.
  • Season with sweetener (optional) and pepper to taste.


  • In a large BOWL, combine watermelon, cheese, and olives (optional).
  • Add the dressing and toss everything together until the ingredients are evenly coated.
  • Taste the salad and adjust the seasoning to your preference.
  • Keep the salad in the fridge for 30-60 minutes.
  • Serve with roasted bread slices.
  • Optionally, garnish the Watermelon Feta Salad with a few extra mint leaves for an added pop of color.


[1] Alternatives: firm cotija, queso fresco, halloumi, or tofu
[2] Adjust the sweetness to your liking.
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