In the summer months, one of the most refreshing things to do is to have some watermelon. Watermelon despite being a sweet fruit can be used in a savoury dish. To prove it we are here to present you a watermelon salad with feta cheese.

This salad is sweet (watermelon and honey) and savoury (feta cheese lemon juice) and refreshing (mint). On top of that, it is so easy to make. One could even say it is almost effortless.

However, we are aware that, a lot of people are afraid to try a dish that is sweet, sour and salty at the same time. We encourage you to get out of your comfort zone and go ahead with this recipe. It can be a recipe that can broaden your horizon. But before we get to watermelon salad lets first talk about watermelon itself.

Watermelon salad with feta cheese
Watermelon salad with feta cheese

More facts about watermelon

As far as fruits go, watermelon is one of the lowest in calories — only 46 calories per cup (154 grams). That’s lower than even low-sugar fruits such as berries. One cup (154 grams) of watermelon has many other nutrients as well, including these vitamins and minerals:

  • Vitamin C: 21% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI)
  • Vitamin A: 18% of the RDI
  • Potassium: 5% of the RDI
  • Magnesium: 4% of the RDI
  • Vitamins B1, B5 and B6: 3% of the RDI

Watermelon is a surprisingly healthy fruit. It has high water content and also delivers many other important nutrients, including lycopene and vitamin C. These nutrients mean that watermelon isn’t only a tasty low-calorie treat — it’s also very good for your health.

Are you convinced now to eat more watermelon? Yes! So come and see how easy it is to make a watermelon salad with feta cheese and how incredibly delicious it is! Trust me you won’t regret it!

Ingredients for watermelon salad with feta cheese

  • about 1/4 of a watermelon
  • 100g of feta cheese
  • a handful of mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp of lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp of honey


  1. Cut the watermelon in cubes of 1cm diameter.
  2. Do the same to feta cheese.
  3. Chop mint leaves.
  4. Mix the watermelon and feta cheese and sprinkle that with chopped mint leaves.
  5. In a separate bowl mix the lemon juice and honey.
  6. Pour the dressing over the salad.
  7. And now you can enjoy the salad!
Watermelon salad with feta cheese
Watermelon salad with feta cheese

Here you can find our other salad recipes. And if you are a fan of water melon we do recommend our refreshing watermelon lemonade – the recipe you can find here.

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