Watermeon salad with mint, cheese and lime
  • Easy
  • 10 Minutes
  • Serves 4

Nutrition Per Serving

  • Calories: 128
  • Fat: 0.1g (Saturated Fat: 0g)
  • Carbohydrates: 42.4g
  • Fiber: 3.8g
  • Added Sugars: 0g
  • Protein: 1.9g
  • Sodium: 19mg

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Equipment Needed

Large bowl

Rubber spatula

Cool off with this “5 ingredients or less” watermelon salad. The brightness of the lime combined with the flavorful mint adds a wonderful taste to this simple salad. 

Learning Objectives

Learn how to safely cut watermelon and how to add flavor with citrus zest.

Level Ups (optional)

Add in 1 cup berries, 1 diced cucumber and/or ¼ cup pumpkin seeds. You can add more color by combining pink and yellow watermelon cubes. Optional to add a pinch of cayenne pepper if not using the jalapeno for a little kick.

Substitutions (optional)

If crunched for time, substitute pre-cut watermelon. Cantaloupe, honeydew, musk melon or any other melon can be substituted for the watermelon.

Equipment Needed

Large bowl

Rubber spatula


  • 6 cups seedless watermelon cubes (about a 3 ½ lb seedless watermelon)
  • Zest of ½ lime
  • ¼ cup lime juice (the juice of 1-2 limes)
  • ½ cup mint leaves, cut into thin ribbons (chiffonade)
  • Pinch of salt (optional)
  • ½ jalapeno, minced (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients.