Summer Special: Feta Watermelon Salad

Experience summer's delight with our quick feta watermelon salad. Bursting with juicy watermelon, creamy feta, and crunchy cucumber, it's the perfect refreshing fix for busy days.

By URLife Team
26 Mar 2024

Once summer rolls around, we can’t get enough of salads and few dishes capture the essence of the season quite like this feta watermelon salad. With its combination of juicy watermelon, creamy feta cheese, and crunchy cucumber, this salad is a celebration of peak-season produce at their finest. Each bite bursts with a symphony of flavours and textures, offering a delightful contrast between the sweet, succulent watermelon and the salty tanginess of the feta cheese. The addition of fresh cucumber adds a refreshing crunch, while a drizzle of olive oil and lemon juice dressing ties everything together with a zesty brightness.


Additionally, the high water content of watermelon makes it an ideal choice for hydrating the body during the heat of summer, while the salty cheese replenishes essential minerals like sodium lost through sweating. From a scientific perspective, the body often craves the nutrients it needs, and in the summer, when hydration and mineral replenishment are crucial, it's no wonder that this pairing becomes a popular craving.


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Spice Up with Variations 

Add Crunch with Nuts

Sprinkle a handful of toasted walnuts or cashews over the salad.

  • Provides a satisfying crunch.
  • Enhances the salad's overall flavour profile.


Transform into a Full Meal

Serve the salad on a bed of arugula. Mix in a generous portion of quinoa.

  • Boosts nutritional value with added protein and fibre.
  • Creates a hearty main course option.


Variation with Strawberries

Substitute strawberries for watermelon.

  • Offers a slightly different flavour profile.
  • Maintains the salad's refreshing and summery appeal.
  • Provides a creative twist on the classic recipe.


Feta Watermelon Recipe

  • 2
  • 240
    K calories
  • 5
  • 3/10

Easy Steps


Prepare the watermelon by cutting it into cubes. Place the watermelon in a large mixing bowl.


Add the crumbled feta cheese to the bowl with the watermelon.


Slice or cube the cucumber and add it to the bowl as well.


In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil and lemon juice to create the dressing.

Ingredients List
  • 200 gms watermelon, cubed
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup cucumber, cubed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Pour the dressing over the watermelon, feta, and cucumber mixture. Gently toss everything together until well combined.


Season the salad with salt and pepper to taste.


If desired, garnish the salad with fresh mint leaves for added flavour and presentation.


Serve the feta watermelon salad immediately as a refreshing appetiser or side dish.

Nutritive Value
  • Carbohydrates: 14g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Fat: 16g
  • Fibre: 1g



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