Watermelon, Basil, and Feta Salad

July 17, 2019

Watermelon, Basil, and Feta Salad

Refreshing and light, this summer salad is only made better when the ingredients come straight from your garden!

What you’ll need:


  • Cutting board and knife
  • Medium mason jar with lid
  • Serving bowl



  • 1 small watermelon, or half of a large, chunked
  • ½ cup lemon basil, julienned. 
  • ⅔ cup feta or ricotta salata cheese, crumbled
  • ½ cup shelled pistachios, unsalted. (bonus points for chili-rubbed pistachios!


  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ tsp coarse kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar (or red)
  • Dash of fresh ground pepper

1. Add all dressing ingredients into a jar; seal and shake vigorously until combined.
2. Place the cut watermelon into a serving bowl and top with basil, cheese, and nuts.
3. Drizzle dressing over the top, to taste. 
4. Cover and refrigerate if not eating immediately. Enjoy!

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