Watermelon, Mint & Feta Salad | Recipe

Watermelon, Feta & Mint Salad


Watermelon, Feta & Mint Salad 1200

  • 1 (5-pound) watermelon
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 Vidalia or other sweet onion
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (you can use reduced fat feta also)
  • 6 whole mint sprigs


  1. Cut the flesh from the melon and cut into bite size pieces, removing and

discarding the seeds, and set aside. Peel and slice the onion into rings.

  1. In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, salt, pepper, and whisk until salt is

dissolved. Slowly whisk in the olive oil, a few drops at a time. Add in the chopped

mint, taste, and adjust seasonings.

  1. In a large bowl, combine the melon, onion, and feta. Pour the dressing

over the melon mixture and toss gently until everything is coated and evenly

mixed. Garnish with mint sprigs.


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