Super simple, only 4 ingredients this watermelon feta basil salad is ready in a jiff! A perfect way to enjoy seasonal fresh watermelons. It is healthy, full of nutrients and gluten-free.
Do you love watermelons?
YES!! then you should definitely try this watermelon feta salad.
I really find it amazing. WHY because of it is….
- super easy to prepare
- under 300 calories
So many reasons to eat this salad. You should try it yourself to understand how I felt when I tried it myself :).
How is this watermelon feta basil salad healthy?
This watermelon salad is healthy due to its ingredients.
- Watermelon is a great source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B-6.
- Strawberries are a good source of Potassium and Folate. It is also rich in dietary fiber, Vitamin C, and Manganese.
- Feta Cheese provides calcium, protein, Vitamin B6 and B-12 to the body. Dairy products when eaten in moderate amounts are good for health as they contain saturated fat.
- Basil is a herb. And, it contains anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
You will also love these fresh fruit based summer recipes
- Watermelon Mojito
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- Blackberry Mojito (was featured on BuzzFeed)
- Peach Lemonade
- Strawberry-Pineapple Sangria
Quick And Easy Watermelon Feta Basil Salad
- 5-6 cups watermelon pieces (about 1" in size)
- 2 cups strawberries cut into quarter
- ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
- ¼ cup loosely packed fresh basil roughly chopped
- salt to taste (optional)
- In a large mixing bowl combine watermelon, strawberries, cheese and basil. Gently mix to avoid breaking the watermelon pieces.
- While serving, add little bit of salt to enhance the taste (remember feta cheese has some salt in it). It is completely optional and tastes great even without it.
- Chill watermelon pieces before preparing the salad to enjoy the cold version.
- Tastes amazing when fresh. However, you can refrigerate the leftovers for the next day.
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I must admit I wouldn’t think of mixing Feta and Watermelon, but it does look good 🙂
Swati and Tushar says
Feta and watermelon really taste amazing together. Give it a try, I am sure you will love it.
Morgan @ Morgan Manages Mommyhood says
yes please! a few of my favorite things all in one!
I really need to try this!! PINNING!
I just picked up a watermelon from the farm stand. Just have to grab a few more things to try your yummy looking recipe! See you again soon.