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Instead of offering watermelon wedges at your next cookout, branch out with this sweet and savory watermelon salad featuring cubed watermelon, red onion, kalamata olives, mint, and feta cheese. Even with all the added flavorful ingredients, it still weighs in at only 46 calories per 1/2-cup serving.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2008


Credit: Douglas Mirriam

Recipe Summary

12 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup salad and about 1 1/2 teaspoons cheese)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine onion and juice in a medium bowl; let stand 10 minutes. Add watermelon, olives, parsley, and mint. Cover and chill 1 hour. Sprinkle with cheese.



SAME Café, Denver, Colorado

Nutrition Facts

46 calories; calories from fat 47%; fat 2.4g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 1.3g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 5.5g; fiber 0.5g; cholesterol 4mg; iron 0.3mg; sodium 136mg; calcium 34mg.