Summer Salad with watermelon and feta cheese

September 19, 2012

I know that the summer is over for some but I could not resist giving you the recipe for this delicious and refreshing summer salad with watermelon and feta cheese, all ingredients and components of the Mediterranean cuisine.

Feta cheese is a basic component of the Mediterranean diet, so is watermelon the nutritional benefits of which can be read in the article, Watermelon and its nutritional properties. Salad is definitely a meal which is part of the Mediterranean diet and depending on its ingredients it has many and nutritional elements.

Feta cheese is a white soft cheese which according to the Mediterranean diet pyramid, can be taken frequently and it has many vitamins. It is one of the white cheeses listed in the white cheese component list of the Mediterranean diet. Olive oil, olives and the culinary herb thyme are also part of the healthy and trendy Mediterranean diet.

We therefore suggest that you leave behind your worries and whatever else is in your mind and prepare for yourself and loved ones this delicious and refreshing salad which has its basis the king of the summer fruits, watermelon, combined with other ingredients which you could not imagine they would combined and blend so harmonically. The summer salad recipe is as follows:


3 cups of watermelon cut in small pieces

¾ cup feta cheese

¾ cup green filled olives

1 red onion cut in stripes

½ cup of finely cut parsley

4 tbsp olive oil

Salt and fresh thyme


Take a glass bowl and put the watermelon pieces in. Cut the green olives in 3 parts and put them in the bowl, add the feta cheese after you break it with a fork, and then add the onion. Stir the ingredients carefully so as not to squash the watermelon. Put the bowl in the refrigerator until it is time for serving. Before you serve it add the olive oil, the salt and the thyme.

This summer watermelon salad is a different idea that I am sure will surprise you pleasantly and definitely refresh you. You can enjoy it with a long summer drink or a glass of cold white wine.

Andrea Aurelio
About the author

Andrea Aurelio adopted the Mediterranean diet and the Mediterranean way of living after evaluating a series of diets and realizing that the Mediterranean diet is a proven diet and the best way to adopt a healthy lifestyle. You can connect with him on Google+, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

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