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Summer Watermelon & Feta Salad

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One of the most delicious and easy side dish recipes, this TikTok Famous Watermelon and Feta salad is full of savory, sweet, and fresh herb flavors.

Move over Hot Girl Summer Salad, this summer Watermelon and Feta Cheese are the best use of salad ingredients ever. 

summertime salad recipe.

Why you will love making TikTok Watermelon Salad

Watermelon Season – Watermelon, in all its juicy melon form, is a super popular fruit for hot summer days. Unfortantly, it’s often just cut up and placed on a serving tray! But no more.

This watermelon salad is an incredibly refreshing way to enjoy ripe, beautiful watermelon. Paired with a simple homemade dressing, these combined salad ingredients will light up your taste buds. 

Easy Summer Side – When looking for a recipe to share with a crowd, viral dip recipes and viral casseroles can seem all too common. This simple, easy, and summertime-friendly side dish recipe comes together in a bold BBQ-friendly grouping.

Our thoughts on this viral recipe. 

Any excuse to enjoy watermelon, feta, and fresh mint is a YES from our viral-loving food palette!  This salad recipe may be unusual in most picnics or potlucks, but we encourage you to make it and take it to your next party. 

This summery salad has also been said to be Kate Middletons Viral Summer Salad recipe, and we believe it. 

Fresh Ingredients:

  • Main Salad – Seedless, sweet watermelon into cubes, crisp cucumbers, and crumbled feta cheese.
  • Homemade Dressing – extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice.
  • Fresh Herbs – fresh mint leaves & fresh basil

How to make Summer Watermelon & Feta Salad

  1. Cut seedless watermelon into small bite-sized cubes. Save watermelon rinds for this recipe. Chop cucumbers down and crumble salty feta cheese. 
  2. In a separate bowl, combine extra virgin olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, fresh mint, and basil leaves and whisk well. Alternatively, lime juice acts as a substitution for lemon in this recipe.
  3. Pour lemon dressing over fresh watermelon and feta and mix well to evenly coat. Optionally season with salt. 
  4. Serve watermelon salad immediately! 
watermelon feta salad from tiktok recipes.

Watermelon Feta Salad Tips

Using fresh herbs is a must in this summer salad recipe – do not substitute for any jar or dried versions.

Calm down the bite of feta cheese by substituting it for other cheeses like goat cheese, queso fresco, or even blue cheese.

Add other fruits to this melon salad! Try honeydew, cantaloupe, strawberries, avocado, kiwis, or blueberries.

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Watermelon & Feta Salad (TikTok Viral)


Prep Time 15 minutes
TikTok Watermelon Salad with Feta and Cucumber, a delicious and easy summertime salad with melons as the star!

Ingredients
 

  • ½ watermelon  large seedless watermelon, rind removed and cubed
  • cups cucumber chopped
  • 1 cup feta cheese crumbled

Dressing

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lemon juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ cup mint leaves chopped
  • 1 tbsp. fresh basil chopped

Instructions

  • Cut watermelon into cubes.
  • Chop cucumbers down and crumble salty feta cheese. 
  • In a separate bowl, combine extra virgin olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, fresh mint, and basil leaves and whisk well. Alternatively, lime juice acts as a substitution for lemon in this recipe.
  • Pour lemon dressing over fresh watermelon and feta and mix well to evenly coat. Optionally season with salt. 
  • Serve watermelon salad immediately! 

Notes

  • Calm down the bite of feta cheese by substituting it for other cheeses like goat cheese, queso fresco, or even blue cheese.
  • Add other fruits to this melon salad! Try honeydew, cantaloupe, strawberries, avocado, kiwis, or blueberries.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 87mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 767IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 0.5mg

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