Watermelon Feta Salad with Arugula and Mint


I love a refreshing salad and while the watermelon and feta combination has been popular for a few years, my twist adds fresh lime zest and arugula, which adds so much brightness and flavor to an already vibrant dish!


Watermelon Feta Salad with Arugula and Mint

  • Author: Roni Proter
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Units Scale
  • 8 cups arugula
  • 3 cups cubed watermelon
  • 2 cups cubed Persian cucumbers
  • 2 cups cubed Sheep’s milk feta
  • 2 tbsp fresh chopped mint
  • zest from one lime
  • juice from one lime
  • 1/4 cup good quality extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 tsp kosher salt


  1. Cube the watermelon, cucumbers and feta into the same 1/2 inch sized cubes.
  2. Zest the lime into a small bowl, then squeeze the lime juice into a separate bowl
  3. Mince the fresh mint
  4. In a large salad bowl, add half arugula and then add half the watermelon, half the cucumbers and half of the feta
  5. Sprinkle with half of the lime zest and half of the mint.
  6. Sprinkle generously with half the kosher salt, especially on the watermelon and cucumber pieces
  7. Repeat with the remaining ingredients
  8. Pour the lime zest evenly over the salad and drizzle with olive oil and serve immediately.

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