Watermelon, Feta & Mint Salad

One of my all-time favourite combinations: sweet watermelon and salty feta.  The pairing is ultimately delicious, and I can’t get enough of it.  If there is anything resembling a watermelon salad on a menu, it has to be mine!

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This salad is so simple, and so it depends on the quality of both the watermelon and the feta.  The fresh mint helps to elevate all of the flavours, and I like a wee drizzle of balsamic for a bit of acid.

Try it, you’ll like it.

Watermelon, Feta & Mint Salad
Serves 2

  • 2 c. watermelon, cut into 2cm (3/4″) cubes (de-seeded if necessary)
  • 1/2 c. feta, cut into 1 cm (1/2″) cubes
  • 1/4 c. mint, sliced into thin ribbons
  • drizzle of balsamic vinegar

Gently combine watermelon, feta, and mint in a large bowl.  Drizzle a splash of balsamic over top.  Taste and add more balsamic if you’d like.

Eat with delight — this is a savoury/sweet fruit salad to-die-for.


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Categories: Gluten-Free, Salad, Side Dish, Snack, Vegetarian

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6 Comments on “Watermelon, Feta & Mint Salad”

  1. August 12, 2010 at 11:31 pm #

    It looks so pretty but I just can’t get my head around it! haha, much like many of the other funny food combinations, I think of each flavour and wonder how they’re going to work together. I’ve seen this done so many times, so it must be good.

  2. fran
    August 13, 2010 at 4:48 am #

    Thanks for the reminder of this..
    I have served it before –but had forgotten about it and what could be prettier and more refreshing…
    having a party tomorrow at our cottage, will serve with small skewers hopefully

    Great idea

    • August 13, 2010 at 7:44 am #

      Oh, I think it would be so pretty on skewers!

      You could use some of those salty, cured, black olives too! YUM!

  3. Caitlin
    August 13, 2010 at 12:18 pm #

    Yum! I just recently discovered this awesome combination. I haven’t tried it with mint, though–that sounds lovely! The other day I added some thinly sliced red onion, which was nice.

    • August 13, 2010 at 6:12 pm #

      Oh, it sounds glorious with red onion. Nice call. 🙂

  4. August 14, 2010 at 6:47 pm #

    This is one classic summer dish! I so love my classics,…They never fail us!

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