Watermelon Salad With Mint Leaves

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Watermelon Salad With Mint Leaves Watermelon Salad With Mint Leaves Recipe Courtesy of

Servings: 6 servings
Prep Time: 30 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1   5-pound watermelon
1   Vidalia or other sweet onion
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
salt and pepper
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
4 ounce feta cheese, crumbled
6   whole mint sprigs





Cut the flesh from the melon and cut into bite size pieces, removing and discarding the seeds, and set aside.  Peel and slice the onion into rings.

In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, salt, pepper, and whisk until salt is dissolved.  Slowly whisk in the olive oil, a few drops at a time.  Add in the chopped mint, taste, and adjust seasonings.

In a large bowl, combine the melon, onion, and feta.  Pour the dressing over the melon mixture and toss gently until everything is coated and evenly mixed.  Garnish with mint sprigs. 

To serve, divide salad among individual plates and garnish with mint leaves.

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I have tried the wstermelon saad. It was a huge sucess with many asking for the receipe. Thanks for reminding me to make it again.

By IdaDohoney on July 15, 2013


My sister told me about this recipe but didn't quite remember where she had seen until I faked my through. I used balsamic dressing and added cilantro and cucumber.Made a refreshing salad for summer.

By Yvonne on July 10, 2012


I watch ur show all the time an I saw Bobby an Jamie at Wal Mart in Fayetteville got 1 of thier books Im diabetic so try to watch what I eat but like ur recieps

By Ella Sutton on July 09, 2012


I love your show and your recipes, I have tried several, your strawberry shortcake is one of my favorite. Keep those ideas coming, with you I can't go wrong

By Carolyn Younker on July 09, 2012


This watermelon salad sounds delicious and refreshing. I love new ways to eat fruits and veggies. Paula, you look marvelous and are an inspiration to us all. I am now trying to eat better too because of you. Thank you.

By Elizabeth Tolton on July 09, 2012


Love this salad! Also great with tomato in it too!

By kodie russell on October 07, 2011


I served this last night at a small Bible study group. I didn't have any mint, but it was still delicious. Made more today. Great summer dish.

By Phyllis on June 25, 2011


Just had a watermelon salad in Atlanta at Twist. They had almost same recipe. Only different was they had a balsamic glaze and green onion,feta and bacon.!!!

By Anonymous on September 15, 2010


I served this salad last night @ Bunco and it was a big hit (although there was some skeptism expressed before trying it!) It's an intriguing combination of ingredients that's refreshing and tasty. Make sure your melon is nice and sweet to contrast with the other flavors.

By Anonymous on August 25, 2010


this is a great recipe its so yummy

By Anonymous on August 22, 2010


I saw this salad at a picnic and thought YUCK! Let me tell you it is DELICIOUS! Who'da thought! Must try!

By Anonymous on June 26, 2010

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