Watermelon salad is a summer salad made with watermelon, and usually mint, feta and a simple vinaigrette dressing, with other ingredients like cucumber and red onion.[1] Olives or baby arugala can be added.[2][3] There are many variations, with some adding tomatoes and parsley together with the mint.[4] Some versions omit the vinaigrette and serve it simply with olive oil and a splash of lemon juice.[5] Goat cheese can be substituted for the feta, and additionally satsuma fruits and chopped pecans can be added to the basic salad.[6]


  1. ^ "Watermelon Feta Salad". 14 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Watermelon Salad with Feta and Mint".
  3. ^ "Watermelon Salad". Food Network.
  4. ^ "Greek-Style Watermelon Salad". The New York Times.
  5. ^ "Mint Watermelon Salad". Taste of Home.
  6. ^ "Watermelon Salad Recipe". Southern Living.