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Watermelon Cucumber Salad

This refreshing Watermelon Cucumber Salad is the perfect summer salad to brighten up any menu!
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Watermelon Cucumber Salad, summer Watermelon Cucumber Salad, Watermelon Salad, melon summer recipes, summer melon recipes, watermelon salad recipe
Servings: 6 people
Author: Gaby


  • 1 small seedless watermelon cut into 1 inch cubes or melon balls
  • 1 shallot finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons torn mint plus extra for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1 sheet feta cheese cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 3 Persian cucumbers sliced into ½ inch thick rounds
  • ¼ red onion thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup Wonderful Pistachios No Shells toasted  ?

For the Vinaigrette

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 shallot finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste?


  • Combine the watermelon, shallots, and mint in a large bowl with the olive oil. Season the mixture with salt and pepper and toss to combine. Transfer to a fridge and let marinate for at least 1 hour, up to 3 hours.
  • Remove from the fridge and add the cubed feta, cucumbers, red onion and pistachios. Toss to combine. Transfer to a serving platter, drizzle with the vinaigrette and serve with extra pistachios and more mint on top.

For the Vinaigrette

  • In a small bowl whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients and season to taste.