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watermelon feta mint salad in a white bowl with a gray napkin

Spicy watermelon feta mint salad

10-minute spicy watermelon feta mint salad! This simple, refreshing watermelon salad recipe is perfect for hot summer days and BBQs. 

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 large servings
Calories 323 kcal
Author Trish Bozeman


  • 1 whole serrano or jalapeno chile, minced (omit seeds for less heat)
  • 2 Tbsp thinly sliced green onion
  • 1 whole lime, juiced
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cups baby arugula
  • 3 cups 1" cubed watermelon
  • 3 Tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 3 Tbsp crumbled feta cheese (omit for vegan option)
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Combine the serrano or jalapeno, green onion, lime juice, and olive oil in a small jar with tight fitting lid. Shake well to emulsify.

  2. Toss half of the dressing with the arugula. Top with watermelon, mint, and feta. Drizzle remaining dressing on top and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts
Spicy watermelon feta mint salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 323 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 418mg17%
Potassium 2044mg58%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 9g36%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 13012IU260%
Vitamin C 93mg113%
Calcium 917mg92%
Iron 8mg44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.