Arugula, Watermelon, and Feta Salad

Need a quick healthy side dish in under 15 minutes? This summer salad is healthy and refreshing. The mix of sweet, salty and cool flavours are perfect for hot summer days.


  • 4 cups watermelon cubes (about 1 inch cubes)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • The zest of 1 medium lemon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint chopped (reserve a few whole leaves for garnish)
  • 4 ounces feta cheese
  • 3 cups fresh arugula
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • Sea salt to taste , optional


  1. In large bowl combine olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice and mint. Stir to combine.
  2. Add watermelon chunks and gently stir to coat the dressing in the watermelon.
  3. Add feta cheese, arugula, and black pepper. Gently toss to combine all ingredients. Taste for seasoning and add salt if needed. Serve chilled.


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