Small Town - Watermelon Mint Salad


  • 3 lbs. Seedless watermelon, (cubed)

  • 1 large Lemon

  • 3 Tbs Extra Virgin olive oil

  • 1/4 cup Mint Leaves

  • 4 oz. Feta Cheese (cubed or crumbled)

  • 4 oz Arugula (optional)

  • Salt and Pepper


  1. In a large bowl add watermelon cubes and zest half a large lemon, then squeeze the juice from the lemon

  2. Add 2 tbs. oil, mint, and arugula (if using) and toss until watermelon is evenly dressed

  3. Season lightly with salt and pepper to taste (keep in mind that feta will add a significant amount of saltiness)

  4. Transfer salad to a serving dish or bowl

  5. Crumble feta over the top and Drizzle with remaining olive oil and a few grinds of black pepper.

  6. Serve immediately

Note: Omit Feta to keep your meal vegan

Serve with Rio Del Rey Baked Beans and Chochoyotes and a local Mexican lager.