Recipe - Watermelon, Feta, and Pumpkin Seed Salad

Recipe - Watermelon, Feta, and Pumpkin Seed Salad

posted 2023 May by

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Yield: 2 servings

 

Nothing says summer like watermelon. Shake up everyone’s expectations with this refreshing salad that’s equal parts sweet and savory. 

Juicy watermelon is definitely the star of this recipe, adding a burst of sweetness to every bite. Paired with the salty feta and crunchy pumpkin seeds, be ready for a flavor explosion in your mouth! 

Take it to a party or just keep it in the fridge – it’s exactly what you want on a hot summer day.

Ingredients:

  • 12 oz firm watermelon 
  • 3 oz chilled feta cheese cut into ½ inch cubes 
  • 2 oz green pumpkin seeds, lightly toasted
  • ½ English cucumber, halved, seeded, and sliced (optional)
  • 1 tbsp light olive oil 
  • 10 mint leaves torn 
  • 10 flat leaf parsley leaves torn  

Instructions:

  1. Cut the watermelon into chunks. Remove any excess pips. 
  2. Add watermelon, feta, pumpkin seeds, and cucumber (if desired) to a large bowl.
  3. To make the dressing, mix olive oil, mint, and parsley in a separate bowl.
  4. Toss the watermelon, feta, pumpkin seeds, and cucumber with the dressing and serve immediately.