Recipe of the Week: Basil Watermelon Salad

Melons are all over the market this week! This cool and refreshing watermelon salad is a sure easy ‘crowd pleaser’ for your Labor Day weekend cook out or as a great quick side dish for during the week. 

Serves: 4      Prep Time: 20 min      Cook Time: None

Ingredients (Print)

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  • 1/4 large seedless watermelon, cubed
  • 1/4 small red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced basil
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 2 TB balsamic vinegar, to taste
  • 2 oz crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 TB olive oil
  • Salt & Black Pepper, to taste


Gently toss all ingredients together in a bowl until combined. Serve chilled.

Suggestions: Serve on a bed of fresh arugula. Additional herbs can be added such as fresh mint and/or cilantro in equal parts. Refreshingly delicious with your favorite grilled chicken recipe such as our Barbecue Chicken Kebob recipe.

Sarena C. Glenn – Market Dietitian

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