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Mediterranean Watermelon Salad

A refreshing summer salad with watermelon, feta, mint and sumac.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Mezze, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Keyword: Mediterranean watermelon salad, watermelon and feta salad
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 266kcal
Author: Samantha Ferraro
Cost: $5


  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon sumac + more for garnish
  • 1/2 red onion very thinly sliced
  • 4 cups cubed watermelon
  • 4 ounces cubed feta cheese
  • Fresh mint leaves roughly chopped


  • In a large serving bowl, whisk lime juice, honey and sumac. Add sliced onions and toss to coat. Let onions sit for a few minutes.
  • Add cubed watermelon, and feta and gently toss everything together.
  • Garnish with chopped herbs and an extra sprinkle of sumac and give one gentle toss and serve.


If you like spice, add 1/2 teaspoon of Aleppo pepper to the dressing or a finely chopped jalapeno. 
The salad is best enjoyed the same day but could last in the fridge for 1 day. 
For prep ahead: keep dressing seperate until ready to serve. 


Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 637mg | Potassium: 435mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 1977IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 309mg | Iron: 1mg