Watermelon Feta Salad

By Rena |

This Watermelon Feta Salad is dreamy and so easy to make. Made with flavorful fresh herbs such as basil and mint that are paired with juicy and sweet watermelon, ripened blueberries, feta, and crunchy cucumbers. This recipe for watermelon feta salad is perfect for summer and ready in less than 30 minutes!

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This refreshing watermelon salad is the ultimate salad for those warm summer months when fresh fruit is in season. Sweet, healthy, and easy to prepare, this easy fruit salad is not only super colorful and beautiful to look at, but it’s just loaded with nutrients and antioxidants.

Naturally gluten-free, vegetarian, low in calories, and low carb, this healthy recipe is great for anyone looking to add a little bit of zest to their next summer cookout, outdoor picnic, or party. It’s certainly a crowd-pleaser!

why you will love this salad recipe

  • Easy: This delicious fruit salad is perfectly easy to prepare! No need for cooking in a hot kitchen, just simply combine all the ingredients in the bowl and marvel over the flavors.
  • Flavorful: What is there not to love about watermelon and blueberries? Fresh fruit paired with feta cheese and mint create the ultimate combination of savory, yet sweet.
  • Perfect for meal prep: If you want to make a batch of this watermelon feta salad to last you a few days, then this is your recipe!
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ingredients needed to make this salad

This is just a list of ingredients needs to make this watermelon feta salad. Full measurements are listed further down below.

mini seedless watermelon, rind removed
cucumbers, Persian or other types
blueberries, fresh
feta cheese, cubed
fresh mint, chopped
fresh basil, chopped
lime, juice of one lime
salt and pepper
olive oil

Cucumbers, blueberries, lime, salt, pepper, olive oil, feta cheese, mint, watermelon, and basil for watermelon feta salad

how to make This watermelon salad with feta

  • Prepare the salad ingredients: Make sure to chop the cucumbers and cube the feta cheese and watermelon. Place in a large bowl.
  • Combine ingredients: Next, add the lime juice, olive oil, and a generous sprinkle of salt and freshly ground pepper.
  • Stir: Gently stir and serve immediately. Enjoy!
Cubed feta and watermelon with chopped cucumbers on cutting
Top view of watermelon feta salad in grey bowl with lime wedges and fresh herbs

Recipe Notes and Tips

  • If you don’t like feta cheese, then you could substitute it with mozzarella or goat cheese. Any other crumbly cheese of choice.
  • To make this vegan, then omit the cheese altogether.
  • Store the leftovers in an airtight container and place them in the refrigerator. The fruit salad will last in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
  • You may sub the lime for lemons.
  • Best to use fresh herbs. But if you don’t have any you may use dried.
Top view of salad in bowl with lime wedges

frequently asked questions

Can you make fruit salad ahead of time?

Yes, this recipe can be made ahead of time. Just make sure to keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve, and you may want to leave the herbs off until ready to serve or else they will wilt.

What to serve with watermelon feta salad?

You can serve this salad by itself, with sandwiches, main courses, finger foods, and just about anything! It can even be served as dessert!

How many calories are in a watermelon salad?

This recipe is super low in calories. A serving is just 109 calories so feel free to go for seconds.

Is watermelon unhealthy?

Watermelon is super low in calorie and high in water content! It’s the perfect way to stay hydrated and to get some natural sugars. It’s also filled with vitamins such as vitamin C.

Is watermelon feta salad keto?

Watermelons are still high in natural sugars and aren’t considered Keto. So this salad is not keto-friendly. You may switch the watermelon with spinach or any other leafy vegetable and keep everything else the same to make it a keto suitable salad.

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Recipes to Serve with Watermelon Salad

This recipe will be great with some of my other recipes such as this BBQ salmon, garlic shrimp asparagus, or garlic roasted potatoes.

Other Recipes You’ll Enjoy

Easy Classic Macaroni Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Easy Mustard Potato Salad

Grilled Chicken Mango Salad

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

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Top view of watermelon feta salad in bowl with lime wedges

Watermelon Feta Salad

This Watermelon Feta Salad is dreamy and so easy to make. Made with flavorful fresh herbs such as basil and mint that are paired with juicy and sweet watermelon, ripened blueberries, feta, and crunchy cucumbers, this recipe for watermelon feta salad is perfect for summer and ready in less than 30 minutes!
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Course: Gluten-Free, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 109kcal
Author: Rena

Ingredients

  • 4 cups watermelon mini and seedless, rind removed and cubed
  • 2 Persian cucumbers chopped
  • 1 cup blueberries fresh
  • 3 ounces feta cheese cubed
  • 1 tablespoon mint chopped
  • 1 tablespoon basil chopped
  • 1 lime juiced
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  • Prepare all the salad ingredients and add them to a large salad bowl.
  • Add lime juice, olive oil and a generous sprinkle of salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Gently stir to combine, then serve immediately and enjoy!

Notes

  • If you don’t like feta cheese, then you could substitute it with mozzarella or goat cheese. Any other crumbly cheese of choice.
  • To make this vegan, then omit the cheese altogether.
  • Store the leftovers in an airtight container and place them in the refrigerator. The fruit salad will last in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
  • You may sub the lime for lemons.
  • Best to use fresh herbs. But if you don’t have any you may use dried.

Nutrition

Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 160mg | Potassium: 186mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 728IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 1mg
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