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Watermelon Salad with Pickled Onions & Feta Cheese

My take on the famous Watermelon Salad. Pickled onions along with the obvious feta cheese and a generous sprinkling of toasted sunflower seeds for crunch make this version perfect !
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 19 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine global vegetarian
Servings 4 people


  • 3 cups watermelon deseeded and chopped
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds lightly toasted
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese

For the pickled Onions

  • 2 medium onions peeled and sliced in rings
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp mint leaves
  • 1 tsp Paprika powder
  • Salt to taste

For the dressing

  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Salt to taste


  • Mix slice onions with oil, vinegar, mint leaves and spices gently. Cover and refrigerator for about 2-4 hours.
  • Once the onions have sat enough, mix all the ingredients of the salad together and pout over the dressing.
  • Serve immediately
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