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Under 30 Minutes

Watermelon Salad with Feta and Basil

Note: When cutting basil, stack a few basil leaves (of similar size). Roll into a tight cylinder; with a sharp knife, slice crosswise into thin strips.

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  • Servings: 4
  • Yield: Serves 4
Watermelon Salad with Feta and Basil

Source: Everyday Food, June 2006


  • 3 1/2 pounds seedless watermelon (rind removed), cut into 1-inch cubes (6 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, cut into thin strips (see note)
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 4 ounces feta cheese, broken into large pieces (about 1 cup)


  1. In a large bowl, combine watermelon, lime juice, and half the basil; season with salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Divide among four plates; scatter cheese and remaining basil on top.


Reviews (2)

  • queenzookie 10 Sep, 2011

    I loved this; my husband did not.

  • chenke61 8 Jul, 2010

    I wasn't sure about the combo of ingredients when I first read the recipe...but bumped into it at the country club over the holiday weekend.....oh my refreshing on a hot my favorite go -to salad during the summer!! Thanks once again Martha!!

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