Fresh Watermelon and Feta Salad

Hey Recipe Critic readers! Chelsea back again from Chelsea’s Messy Apron with a fun summer salad for you all to try. I’m talking fresh watermelon, strawberries, mango, mint, and feta cheese. Does it get any better than that combo?!

Fresh watermelon and feta salad in a light blue bowl with whole mangos in the background.

But first, have you seen Alyssa’s sweet new Chloe? I’m totally dying over how precious she is.

And congrats to the lucky mom. I’m glad I can contribute to Alyssa’s site while she is taking some time off to be with her sweet new baby girl and her adorable boys.

I’m sure that girl will get spoiled!!

Close up overhead photo of Fresh Watermelon Feta Salad in a blue bowl with a metal fork on the side.

So let’s talk about this salad! This salad is perfect for a summer party – I’m talking a BBQ or picnic. Yes – this is a perfect picnic salad. And one that takes less than thirty minutes to put together. Because, who wants to be inside cooking and preparing salads all day when the weather is absolutely gorgeous?! I guess sometimes I still like to bake and cook all day occasionally in the summer, but I’m a little bit crazy.

And if it’s super nice weather, there is no way I’m going to be inside preparing super time-consuming meals.

This salad takes a few minutes to chop up all the fruit, but it goes pretty quick. Also, for the feta cheese, make sure to sprinkle it on the salad right before serving. It always tastes better that way 🙂

Happy summer eating!

Fresh watermelon and Feta Salad in a blue bowl with metal forks.

 

Fresh Watermelon and Feta Salad

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Chelsea Lords
Servings 10 Servings

Description

This salad is fresh, healthy, and refreshing. The watermelon mixed with the other fruits pack in some great nutrients and the light dressing will leave you wanting an extra serving!


Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword fruit salad, fruit salad recipes, watermelon and feta salad

Ingredients

  • 1 watermelon medium sized, about 8 cups, cut into small chunks
  • 2 large mangoes pitted and skins removed
  • 1 and ¼ cups fresh strawberries stems removed and chopped
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 and ½ cups feta cheese crumbled
  • ½ cup mint leaves chopped

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the watermelon, mango, and strawberries. Stir gently. Stir in the dressing.
  3. Garnish with the mint leaves and feta cheese.
  4. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Serves: 10

Calories227kcal (11%)Carbohydrates41g (14%)Protein3g (6%)Fat8g (12%)Saturated Fat1g (5%)Cholesterol1mgSodium472mg (20%)Potassium591mg (17%)Fiber3g (12%)Sugar34g (38%)Vitamin A3104IU (62%)Vitamin C55mg (67%)Calcium42mg (4%)Iron1mg (6%)

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.

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Chelsea Lords

Chelsea is the blogger behind Chelsea’s Messy Apron. She is always experimenting in the kitchen and making new things to eat. “Or I am in the kitchen eating. Both are good.” She tries to eat a balanced diet of healthful foods, but she loves desserts. You will find most of her recipes are healthy and easy, but still taste great! She has found that eating is all about balance and she hopes that that is the case on her site!

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