Watermelon Summer Salad Recipe

Watermelon Summer Salad

Watermelon summer salad is a refreshing and light dish that is perfect for hot summer days. It typically consists of cubed watermelon, feta cheese, fresh basil, and a light vinaigrette or lemon juice. The feta cheese and basil give the salad a salty and herby flavor, while the sweet watermelon balances it out. This salad is great for outdoor cookouts, potlucks, or light summer lunches.

Watermelon summer salad
Watermelon summer salad


  • 2 cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • In a large bowl, combine the cubed watermelon and feta cheese.
  • Add the fresh basil and gently stir to combine.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil and lemon juice.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and gently mix to combine.
  • Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Serve immediately. Enjoy!


  • Make sure to use seedless watermelon for this salad, as the seeds can be unpleasant.
  • Use fresh basil for the best flavor.
  • For an extra burst of flavor, try adding a few chopped mint leaves to the salad.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
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