Two favorite summer flavors, watermelon and tomato, mix with red onions, basil, lime juice and feta cheese for a fruit salad that tastes like summer.

Yield: 6 cups (4 servings of 1½ cups each)

Difficulty Rating: Easy

Nutritional Highlights: Feta cheese adds salty flavor to the sweet watermelon and tomatoes.

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Recipe From: My Indiana Home


  • 4 heaping cups 1-inch watermelon chunks, seeds removed
  • 1 ½ cups tomatoes, chopped or grape tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup red onion, quartered and thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 ½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground salt
  • ¹⁄₈ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese

Tips & Notes

You can advance prep the watermelon, onion and tomatoes and refrigerate. Just add dressing and feta right before serving to prevent salad from getting too soggy.



  1. Combine watermelon cubes, tomatoes, red onion and basil in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper together in a small bowl. Pour over watermelon mixture. Toss lightly.
  3. Sprinkle feta cheese over salad and serve immediately. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories – 159, Fat – 9.6g, Dietary Fiber – 1.7g, Protein – 4.3g, Vitamin A – 21%, Vitamin C – 49%, Calcium – 11%

**Nutrition information is calculated using an online calorie calculator. Variations may exist. Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.

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  3. liz Rodriguez says:

    I love this salad, it tastes like summer. I prefer to use mint in place of basil. So delicious !