Watermelon and Feta Salad

By Lemon & Olives

Watermelon and feta salad

I am not too sure how your summers are, but for us here in California, it can be hot! And when summer time hits, what’s the one fruit that comes to mind? Watermelon!

When I was younger, the camp I would go to had a watermelon eating contest every summer. I don’t remember if I ever won, but I sure recall it being a good time. I’ll never forget what the older kids told me – that since I ate the seeds, a watermelon was going to grow in my belly. Good thing that never happened 🙂

When this summer rolled around, we thought mixing a watermelon with feta would be a good Greek inspired dish.

The saltiness of the cheese mixed with the sweetness of the melon created an amazing flavor. Add some Greek olive oil for dressing and voila, a perfect combination.

watermelon and feta salad

Jane likes the bite that a red onion can give, so we decided to add that as well. We loved the flavor that it provided.

While this dish goes hand in hand with a warm summer’s day, we think we could definitely have this year around as the flavors are simply delicious.

Give it a try and let us know what you think!


Watermelon and feta salad

Watermelon and Feta Salad

Yield: 4

A simple salad that's refreshing and divine!


  • 1/2 of small watermelon, cut in pieces
  • 4 cups lettuce, one cup per salad
  • 1/2 red onion, diced (optional)
  • Olive oil for dressing
  • Feta for topping
  • Salt & Pepper


  1. Add salad, watermelon, onion, salt, and pepper to mixing bowl.
  2. Drizzle olive oil over, and mix until everything is coated in oil.
  3. Place one cup worth on each plate.
  4. Top with crumbled feta.
  5. Serve!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 grams
Amount Per Serving:Unsaturated Fat: 0g

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Lemon & Olives is a husband and wife team exploring the Mediterranean (Diet) Lifestyle, Greek foods, Greek Culture, History and all things Greece.

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