Watermelon Salad with Feta

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The combination of sweet watermelon, salty olives, and creamy feta makes this salad from cookbook author Melissa Clark irresistible. More Terrific Salads

Watermelon Salad With Feta.
Photo: © Tina Rupp
Total Time:
20 mins
Yield:
4

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1/2 teaspoon harissa or other hot sauce

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 1 1/2 pounds seedless watermelon, rind removed, fruit sliced 1/4 inch thick

  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley

  • 1/4 cup pitted Moroccan or other oil-cured black olives, coarsely chopped

  • 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled (about 1/2 cup)

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil with the lemon juice and harissa and season with salt and pepper. Arrange the watermelon slices on a platter and sprinkle with the onion, parsley, olives and feta. Drizzle the dressing on top and serve.

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