With it being so hot outside, I tend to eat lighter. One of my favorites snacks is an ice cold seedless watermelon. Recently we had a BBQ and a friend brought a Spicy Watermelon and Feta Salad Recipe. This salad is the prefect pairing for my Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups!
Spicy Watermelon and Feta Salad Recipe
The Spicy Watermelon and Feta Salad Recipe was such a hit at the party! It is the perfect balance between spicy and sweet and is light and super refreshing. We are huge water melon lovers in our house and during the summer, we go through 2-3 a week. You can use freshly cut watermelon or finish off the last little bit that is in the fridge. Either way, this Spicy Watermelon and Feta Salad Recipe is the perfect summer side dish.
The kids and I planted some herbs in the spring and we have enjoyed using them in our cooking. This Spicy Watermelon and Feta Salad Recipe is great with some chopped fresh mint. It adds another depth of flavor that your mouth will love! Another reason I love this salad is because it only takes a few minutes of prep.
Spicy Watermelon and Feta Salad Recipe
- 6 cups cubed seedless watermelon
- 1 cup red onion, cut thin julienne
- Juice of two limes
- Pinch of cayenne pepper
- pinch of sea salt
- 1 cup crumbled Feta cheese
- 2 tbsp chopped fresh mint leaves
- Combine watermelon, red onion ,lime juice, cayenne, sea sat and mint. Mix until well combined, then gently toss in the feta cheese. Serve either on a on plate or in a bowl.
What is your favorite summer fruit salad?
Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle saysJuly 30, 2015 at 2:58 pm
This is a very interesting recipe. I’ve never tried watermelon any other way than just off the rind. Thanks so much for sharing this!
Melissa Pezza saysJuly 30, 2015 at 3:28 pm
This sounds delicious. I think the spicy and sweet would be a great combination.
Jeanine saysJuly 30, 2015 at 4:44 pm
Oh how interesting! I am not sure I would ever think to put these two together. But it may just be delicious I will have to try it!
Chubskulit Rose saysJuly 30, 2015 at 5:08 pm
I never thought of making a salad our of water melon, what a great idea. I bet that is so refreshing.
lisa saysJuly 30, 2015 at 7:38 pm
This looks so good and so refreshing for summer. I will definitely make this soon for myself and my kids!
Alli saysJuly 30, 2015 at 7:54 pm
I love feta and watermelon. It tastes so good together and I have mint in abundance. I always plant it all by its lonesome since it loves to take over. I need to make this ASAP.
Christy Maurer saysJuly 30, 2015 at 8:16 pm
I love a big bowl of watermelon, cantaloupe, strawberries, blueberries and bananas in the summer. I tried watermelon and feta before and I am on the fence. I like it in small doses lol.
Jeannette saysJuly 30, 2015 at 8:42 pm
This looks amazing! We had something similar in my house the other night but added shrimp as well and it was delicious! I’ll be trying out this recipe soon for sure!
Liz Mays saysJuly 30, 2015 at 8:44 pm
Now this is an awesome summer dish. I’d love to serve this at an outdoor event.
rika saysJuly 30, 2015 at 10:55 pm
I love watermelon. I’ve gotta try this recipe
Joanne T Ferguson saysJuly 30, 2015 at 11:27 pm
I love the combination of this salad! Feta is one of my favorite cheese and I love your photo!
mykidsguide saysJuly 31, 2015 at 6:26 am
This sounds like a great combination. I love salads and I’m definitely going to try this.
Annemarie LeBlanc saysJuly 31, 2015 at 7:28 am
This is an interesting way to serve watermelon. I would want to try making this too. I think the watermelon and feta cheese would be a delicious blend.
Kiwi saysJuly 31, 2015 at 1:37 pm
You know I heard this combo is really good! I am cravy some watermelon now!
Life as a Convert saysJuly 31, 2015 at 1:58 pm
I’ve never had watermelon and feta combo before, but I bet it tastes good!
Mimi "MimiCuteLips" Green saysJuly 31, 2015 at 2:10 pm
Spicy and watermelon aren’t two words I thought I would hear together. I’ve only had watermelon in a fruit salad or by itself. Very interesting, I’m sending this to my sister. She loves Feta.
Lori Bosworth saysJuly 31, 2015 at 2:20 pm
That is an interesting combination. I would never have thought to put feta cheese with watermelon. I’m going to try it!
Rosey saysJuly 31, 2015 at 2:48 pm
What a great way to enjoy watermelon. I would definitely try this recipe.
lisa @bitesforbabies saysJuly 31, 2015 at 3:42 pm
I absolutely love watermelon and feta together…such an odd combo but so delicious!
Yona Williams saysJuly 31, 2015 at 5:32 pm
I just ate a whole bunch of watermelon for the past couple of days. This recipe includes two of my favorite things – watermelon and feta cheese. I’d love to try this combination.
Dina saysJuly 31, 2015 at 5:42 pm
To me this sounds crazy to eat. HOwever I actually had this salad and it was so delicious. I’ll print th erecipe.
Krystal saysJuly 31, 2015 at 11:17 pm
I’ve had a watermelon and feta salad before but it wasn’t spicy! I am loving that extra kick.
Uplifting Families saysAugust 1, 2015 at 1:40 pm
This sounds like an interesting salad. I enjoy watermelon but not sure u want it spicy. Thank you for sharing.
Chasity Boatman saysAugust 1, 2015 at 2:36 pm
I never thought to make watermelon spicy. My son’s favorite snack is watermelon. This might be something to try for him.
Chrystal @ YUM eating saysAugust 1, 2015 at 5:57 pm
This sounds amazing. I have never had spicy watermelon. I dont even know what to think about that. LOL. I guess I am really basic when it comes to melon.
Bonnie @wemake7 saysAugust 1, 2015 at 10:05 pm
Oooo I love watermelon. This looks really good on a hot summer day. Thanks for this great recipe.
Nickida saysAugust 2, 2015 at 2:15 pm
I have nver really thought about using watermelon as a salad. It looks refreshing and delicious.
Rebecca Swenor saysAugust 2, 2015 at 3:14 pm
This looks and sounds amazing indeed. I have to admit in all my years I have not tried feta cheese. This would be a salad I would be willing to try it on because I have a love for watermelon. Thanks for sharing.
Ann B saysAugust 2, 2015 at 6:35 pm
This looks amazing. I would have never thought to mix these together. I will have to try it soon.
Adanna saysAugust 5, 2015 at 10:37 pm
I’m married to a nest and potatoes guy too but mine loves, loves watermelon. I’m looking forward to trying this recipe.
Shop with Me Mama (Kim) saysAugust 14, 2015 at 5:28 pm
Such a yummy way to serve up watermelon! So different! I will have to try this recipe out!
Penelope saysAugust 15, 2015 at 12:23 am
Mmmm the mix of sweet and spicy sounds awesome! I love the fruits of summer, especially watermelon.
Kristi saysAugust 15, 2015 at 8:47 am
I just had a big bowl of watermelon for lunch yesterday… one of my favorite fruits in the summer. Peaches would be a close second. Will have to try your recipe soon before summer passes by.
Melinda saysAugust 16, 2015 at 3:12 pm
I know the feta and watermelon is a good combo but making it spicy? I’m willing to give it a try
D saysApril 24, 2016 at 5:19 pm
Are there any post of people who have actually tried this recipe?