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Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad

Sweet watermelon, plump berries, and fragrant mint combine with rich feta cheese for a salad combination you will dream about!  You’ll love my Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad Recipe.

Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad recipe

Hi friends!

Happy almost 4th of July!  I decided to share Wednesday’s post a day early this week with the big holiday coming up tomorrow… especially since I have a recipe that I know will be pretty darn fabulous in your holiday spread.  My Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad recipe is so perfectly delicious and patriotic.  Doesn’t it just look like a 4th of July picnic in a bowl?   The secret is it’s so good and easy to make that you’ll be whipping it up for all your other summer parties as well.

Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad recipe

Why You’ll Love this Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad recipe…

This recipe is so simple and delicious.  You just put all the fruit in a bowl and top with a very light honey lemon dressing.  Or just drizzle some plain lime on top.  I included directions to do both in the recipe and either way it tastes amazing.

My Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad recipe is hand down a hit anytime I serve it and would be the star of any summer party.  It is perfectly red, white and blue festive for the 4th of July, Memorial Day or Labor Day.  Heck… it’s pretty awesome on a random Tuesday night.

Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad recipe

There is something magical about the summery red bites of watermelon, sweet bursts of blueberry, creamy feta and fragrant mint that come together like a match in foodie heaven.  If you haven’t tried the watermelon-feta combo yet or the watermelon-mint combo yet stop what you are doing right now and try this.  It’s no short of life-changing.

I have a huge mint plant I grow each year and love pulling off perfectly green leaves just for this Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad recipe.

Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad recipe

Plus it’s an excuse to eat even more watermelon before it’s gone for the season!  Don’t mind me, if I end up in the corner of the party eating the entire thing 🙂

Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad recipe

I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.  I’m telling you this Watermelon Feta Blueberry Sald recipe will be the STAR of your next cookout.  Don’t be surprised if the entire batch disappears.

Love watermelon? Here’s 5 Fun & Festive 4th of July Watermelon Recipes

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Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad recipe

Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad recipe

Sweet watermelon, plump berries, and fragrant mint combine with rich feta cheese for a salad combination you will dream about! You’ll love my Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad recipe.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Vegetarian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 154 kcal


  • 1/2 seedless watermelon, cubed (about 8-10 cups)
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta
  • 2 tablespoons mint leaves, chopped (If you love mint, use more)
  • For the dressing*****
  • 2 limes, juiced


  • Combine the fruit, mint, and cheese in a bowl.
  • Toss in the lime juice or use the dressing found in the notes.
  • Serve immediately.


The original recipe featured an actual dressing! I've since started just using just the limes on this salad and I think it's just as good. However, it also delicious with the dressing and you get some extra flavor from the honey.
1 lime, juiced
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 teaspoons honey
1/4 teaspoon sea salt


Calories: 154kcalCarbohydrates: 49gProtein: 6gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 90mgPotassium: 658mgFiber: 3gSugar: 39gVitamin A: 3221IUVitamin C: 49mgCalcium: 39mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Watermelon Feta Blueberry Salad recipe
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    Looks wonderful!!! I love the combination. Feta is good with everything.

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  48. Chris July 4, 2016 at 2:43 pm - Reply

    It says to combine ingredients and serve immediately. Do you think this can be made and put together ahead of time, if it sits in the fridge?

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      Hi Chris! I’d just cut up the fruit, mix the dressing in a separate sealed container. Then you can just toss it at the last minute and top with the cheese! I’m sure you can mix it before, but I’d be afraid it would get too soggy!

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  51. Sam @ PancakeWarriors August 31, 2015 at 1:57 pm - Reply

    oh my sweet lord this looks amazing! I just adore all things feta, and well watermelon is my fav!! I don’t know why I’ve never put blueberries with my watermelon salad, that’s gotta change!!

  52. dixya | food, pleasure, and health August 31, 2015 at 1:14 pm - Reply

    watermelon and feta is definitely a wonderful combo..i sometimes add basil to this 🙂

    • JulieWunder August 31, 2015 at 5:21 pm - Reply

      Great idea! I love that combination as well. So nice to see you today.

  53. Miz Helen August 31, 2015 at 12:37 pm - Reply

    5 stars
    I love the combination for your Watermelon Salad. Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope you are having a great day.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  54. Faith VanderMolen August 31, 2015 at 9:13 am - Reply

    With how much I love watermelon, I’m surprised I’ve yet to try watermelon salad. This looks fantastic!!

  55. Tina Muir August 31, 2015 at 6:11 am - Reply

    Julie! This sounds wonderful! So refreshing, especially when it is still pretty warm here. Love the combination here, and I am thankful you brought it to meatless monday! Loving the new site design by the way 🙂

    • JulieWunder August 31, 2015 at 5:12 pm - Reply

      Thank you!! I’ll cave and make fall food… next week 🙂

  56. Sue @ This Mama Runs for Cupcakes August 29, 2015 at 8:05 am - Reply

    I just had my first watermelon and feta as an appetizer at dinner last week. They drizzled it with a balsamic reduction and OMG. This looks just as delicious though!

  57. Farrah August 28, 2015 at 2:43 pm - Reply

    I’m in denial about summer as well, which is why next week’s theme is on smoothie bowls, ahaha. ._. (At least fall foods are delicious too!?) This salad looks delicious! 😀

  58. Jess @hellotofit August 28, 2015 at 12:24 pm - Reply

    I’ve had watermelon feta mint, but not with BLUEBERRIES, one of my FAVORITE fruits!! Looks awesome, Julie. I’m holding onto these last bits of summer, as well 🙂

    • JulieWunder August 30, 2015 at 8:22 am - Reply

      Let’s go have a watermelon party together 🙂

  59. Sarah August 28, 2015 at 10:30 am - Reply

    Love this delicious fresh combo!

  60. Annmarie August 28, 2015 at 8:27 am - Reply

    So simple but so delicious! What a great combo! Thanks so much for linking up! <3

    • JulieWunder August 30, 2015 at 8:14 am - Reply

      Thanks Annmarie! I’ll be dreaming of this one in the winter!

  61. Dani @ Dani California Cooks August 27, 2015 at 2:53 pm - Reply

    This is beautiful! I can’t decide whether I would eat it as a side or for dessert 😉

  62. Jamie August 27, 2015 at 2:37 pm - Reply

    Love this… I could eat my body weight in watermelon every day! And I’ve totally eaten my own dish – I have strict dietary habits so I always make something I can bring so I know I have something to eat!!

    • JulieWunder August 27, 2015 at 6:04 pm - Reply

      Me too! I usually ask if I can bring something to try to clarify there will be something I can eat!

  63. Can’t go wrong with that combo yum!

  64. Stacie @ SimplySouthernStacie August 27, 2015 at 8:34 am - Reply

    This salad is so American! ; )

  65. Susie @ SuzLyfe August 27, 2015 at 7:10 am - Reply

    And where was this for July 4th?

    • JulieWunder August 27, 2015 at 6:03 pm - Reply

      I know! I probably should have saved it for next year, but I could not resist!

  66. Susanna @Zealous Mom August 27, 2015 at 6:47 am - Reply

    What!? All of my favorite ingredients in one healthy salad? I can’t wait to make this.

  67. Blane Sherer August 27, 2015 at 5:38 am - Reply

    I say keep the summer stuff coming Julie ! ( smile )
    Fall will be here in due course.
    I do enjoy having such 4 distinct seasons here.

    • JulieWunder August 27, 2015 at 6:02 pm - Reply

      Me too! So pretty! I could do without winter though!

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