Grilled Watermelon Salad with Feta

Grilled Watermelon Salad with Feta


grilled watermelon salad

This fresh & vibrant grilled watermelon salad is the perfect recipe to kick off summer. Boring Caesar salads and garden salads are a thing of the past! This quick & easy-to-assemble salad with our light, heart-healthy homemade dressing  will wow your tastebuds. Don't have a grill? Have no fear! You can use a grill pan to give your watermelon that pop of flavor. Start summer right!


  • 1 medium seedless watermelon 

  • 1/4 cup fresh basil 

  • 2 cups fresh baby arugula 

  • 1 cup feta cheese

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp chopped hazelnuts
  • 1 Tbsp slivered almonds
  • 1 Tbsp pomegranates
  • 1/2 cup strawberries (optional)


  • Cut watermelon into slices 1-inch thick

  • Drizzle olive oil over watermelon slices to thinly coat and place on grill or grill pan. Grill for about 2 minutes on each side or until grill marks appear.
  • Whisk olive oil, balsamic vinegar, a pinch of salt, and cracked black pepper in a bowl. This delicious salad dressing is quick & easy to make, plus it'll wow your tastebuds!

  • Time to assemble your salads! Place 1/4 cup of arugula onto your plate and top with two watermelon slices (or chop up slices into thick squares). Crumble feta cheese, hazelnuts, almonds, and pomegranates on top.
  • Sprinkle basil leaves to taste and drizzle your homemade dressing on top.
  • Top with strawberries for some extra color and sweetness! 
Serves 4  

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