In the kitchen with Kelley: Mediterranean Watermelon Salad

This salad has something for everyone in my household…

My daughter loves watermelon. My older son is fond of mint. My younger son devours olives. And I am a fan of Vidalia onions.

But the best thing about this salad is that it brings together a few of the staples of the health-saving, heart-healthy and mind-loving Mediterranean diet.

Who would’ve thought that these ingredients would go together so well and be so good for you?

Mediterranean Watermelon Salad

1 Vidalia onion, thinly sliced (can use red onion if you don’t have Vidalia)
1 tablespoon lime juice
1.5 quarts seedless watermelon, cubed
3/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives
1/2 cup mint, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil

1. In a small bowl, sprinkle lime juice over onion slices. Let stand for at least 15 minutes.
2. In a large bowl, combine watermelon, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, onions with the lime juice and mint. Drizzle with olive oil and toss gently to blend.

Nutrition Facts

Mediterranean Watermelon Salad (6 servings)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 152, Total Fat 12 g, Sodium 266 mg,  Carbohydrate 10 g, Sugar 3 g, Protein 4 g

Kelley Martin

By Kelley Martin

Kelley Martin is an award-winning journalist who has been covering the news for more than 20 years. She cooks for her family, and she shares recipes with the readers of Easy Health Options™.