Crunchy Watermelon Salad with a Herb Salsa Verde


Watermelon Salad | Harris Farm Markets

This summery fresh and crunchy watermelon salad tastes wonderful with BBQ grilled chicken or pork and a spoonfull of herb salsa verde drizzled over top.


  • 1/4 watermelon

  • 1-2 cucumbers diced into quarters

  • 1 yellow capsicum finally diced

  • 1 hand full of mint roughly chopped

  • 1 hand full of coriander roughly chopped

  • 3 shallots finally sliced

  • 100g sharp Greek feta

For the Salsa Verde:

  • 1 1/2 cup of fresh herbs (mint, parsley & coriander)

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 tsp capers rinsed

  • Pinch salt


  1. Combine all of the salsa verde ingredients into a food processor, pulsing them until they come together as a smooth paste. Set aside while the salad is being made.

  2. To make the salad; Slice the watermelon into small cubes (1- 1 1/2 cm), combine the watermelon, diced cucumber, capsicum, shallots and herbs into a large salad bowl. Gently toss to combine.

  3. Serve the salad straight away with the feta crumbled over the top and the herb salsa verde on the side in a small bowl.


Prep time: 15 - 20 minutes

Serve: 4 people

Recipe, styling and photography by Bonnie Coumbe. Visit her site here & Instagram here.