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Watermelon salad: the recipe for a fresh and tasty summer side dish

Watermelon salad: the recipe for a fresh and tasty summer side dish


Extra virgin olive oil

L’watermelon salad it’s a contour easy vegetarian, tasty and fresh: a very simple and light recipe, perfect for lunch or dinner during the summer season, thanks to the high quantity of water in the watermelon, ideal for replenishing the liquids lost during the hottest days. The combination with the Greek feta it also combines in a balanced way the sweetness of the fruit with the flavor of the most loved Greek cheese. To enrich the whole, we used for this dish the Taggiasca olivesthe ask, which gives freshness, and the lattuga iceberg, which gives the crunchy note. We then seasoned with extra virgin olive oil, salt and black pepper as required. Find out how to prepare watermelon salad by following our recipe step by step.

If you like savory recipes with watermelon, try the carpaccio recipe, the watermelon and cucumber skewers recipe, or the chicken and watermelon salad recipe.

How to make watermelon salad

Cut the watermelon into cubes and remove the seeds inside 1.

Place the salad in a bowl 2.

Combine the watermelon 3.

Add the Greek feta, also cut into cubes 4.

Add a handful of Taggiasca olives 5.

Add the mint leaves 6.

Season with salt and black pepper 7.

Pour in two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 8.

Stir to even out 9.

Serve your watermelon salad 10.


The watermelon salad should be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 1 or 2 days maximum.

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