Watermelon & Feta Salad

Watermelon & Feta Salad


Watermelon & Feta Salad

Crisp watermelon, tangy feta, and fresh mint make this refreshing salad an instant summer staple. Enjoy it on its own as a tasty lunch with toasted pita, or serve it alongside grilled lamb chops, barbecued chicken, or seared steak for a savory Mediterranean meal. Looking for a simpler way to prep your watermelon? Check out our go-to tips here!

Serves 6 to 8


  • 1/2 small watermelon, cut into a 1-inch dice to yield about 8 cups
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta, plus more for serving
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh mint leaves, plus more small leaves for garnish
  • 1 Tbsp finely grated lemon zest (from about 1 large lemon)
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt



  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss gently to combine.
  2. Transfer to a platter or plates and serve topped with additional feta and some whole mint leaves for a beautiful presentation.