This easy watermelon mint salad without feta cheese is very refreshing, delicious, nutritious and healthy made using a sweet honey lime dressing!
Watermelon mint feta cheese salad is more popular and it’s perfect for anyone who loves the combination of salty feta cheese flavors with the sweet & refreshing watermelon flavor.
But if you don’t like feta cheese in salads, or if you do not have feta cheese right at home now, do try this more simple, easy but delicious watermelon mint salad with honey lime dressing without using feta cheese!
It is the perfect summer salad which you can enjoy during the hot days, but if you have access to fresh watermelon during fall or holiday season, why not try this easy, delicious salad for holidays like Thanksgiving or Christmas as well?
Also do try this watermelon blueberry kale leaves salad with mint, honey lemon dressing if you love refreshing watermelon fruit salads for summer!
See romaine lettuce cherry tomatoes salad recipe here, which too is another refreshing simple salad recipe.
Watermelon is one of the best fruits for making refreshing summer salads which keeps us hydrated and feel refreshed when the days are sunny and hot.
Watermelon has got many amazing health benefits and it has an amazing amount of water content.
Even a small or medium sized watermelon is large enough to serve many people and you can get many servings of watermelon salad from a single watermelon.
This watermelon salad recipe is healthy and delicious and the dressing ingredients makes it more refreshing perfect for summertime.
Easy Watermelon Recipes For Summer:
How To Make Watermelon Mint Salad Without Feta Cheese?
Most of the popular watermelon recipes use feta cheese, which is definitely delicious, but this recipe for watermelon is free of any cheese and uses only dairy free ingredients for the simple dressing, so this is a simple and delicious watermelon salad mint recipe without feta cheese (no cheese watermelon salad recipe).
The basic and most important ingredient of a watermelon is nothing else, but fresh watermelon.
Always make sure to use fresh watermelon to make watermelon salad and watermelon juice, as the taste of the watermelon recipes will only be good if you use fresh watermelons.
Also using cold and chilled watermelon slices will make your watermelon salad more tasty and refreshing perfect for hot summer months.
In brief, using fresh watermelon and other salad ingredients (like fresh mint leaves in this case) is crucial to preparing the best salads.
I have used fresh lime juice and honey, along with some fresh mint leaves to make this delicious and refreshing watermelon salad.
The honey lime dressing combined with watermelon & mint makes this a sweet fruit salad that is refreshing and delicious on it’s own!
Honey lime dressing is one of my favorite fruit salad dressings to use, because it is so easy to put together and you just need two ingredients to make it. It’s super easy to do and also it tastes amazing!
If you do not have lime, you can use fresh lemon juice as well!
I have used honey lemon dressing in this strawberry blueberry banana fruit salad, which is another summer fruit salad but it is also perfect for anytime of the year when you have got fresh berries at home.
If you have fresh mint leaves at your home, I highly recommend adding them to this simple salad.
You can wash the leaves, chop them up and mix with the salad and garnish with a few mint leaves which are not chopped.
You may also just mix in the leaves as such without chopping if you like it that way.
Most often, I do not chop the mint leaves when adding to the salad and it is so yummy and refreshing.
Adding mint leaves will give this salad a wonderful flavor while still keeping it pretty simple and easy to put together.
I am not using any nuts in this recipe, but if you want it crunchy, add 2 tablespoons of walnuts or chopped almonds and toss them with the watermelon cubes in the salad bowl, before adding the dressing.
This simple and easy watermelon salad recipe makes one to two servings of fresh watermelon salad.
So here is how you can make easy, refreshing watermelon mint salad with honey lime dressing.
How to make watermelon mint salad without feta cheese using honey lime dressing?
To make watermelon mint salad with honey lime dressing, we use the following ingredients.
Ingredients to make watermelon mint salad with sweet honey lime dressing
2 cups watermelon chilled, cut into medium sized cubes
1 tablespoon lime juice or fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey you can use vegan honey to keep this recipe vegan
¼ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves chopped
mint leaves a few, optional
Step by step instructions
In a bowl, mix together the salad dressing ingredients – lime juice, salt and honey so they are well blended.
Transfer the chilled fresh watermelon cubes to a large bowl or salad bowl.
Add the chopped mint leaves to the watermelon cubes and gently mix in.
Add the honey lime salad dressing to the watermelon mint leaves mix and toss gently using a spoon.
Transfer the salad to a serving salad bowl and serve immediately.
Garnish with few fresh mint leaves if you like.
For best results, it is always best to serve this salad immediately.
If saving for later use, make sure to keep refrigerated and use the same day or next day for best results.
Below you can get the recipe for watermelon mint salad with honey lime dressing in detail.
Watermelon Mint Salad Without Feta Cheese Using Honey Lime Dressing
- 2 cups watermelon chilled, cut into medium sized cubes
- 1 tablespoon lime juice or fresh lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon honey you can use vegan honey to keep this recipe vegan
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves chopped
- mint leaves a few, optional
- In a bowl, mix together the salad dressing ingredients – lime juice, salt and honey so they are well blended.
- Transfer the chilled fresh watermelon cubes to a large bowl or salad bowl.
- Add the chopped mint leaves to the watermelon cubes and gently mix in.
- Add the honey lime salad dressing to the watermelon mint leaves mix and toss gently using a spoon.
- Transfer the salad to a serving salad bowl and serve immediately.
- Garnish with few fresh mint leaves if you like.
- For best results, it is always best to serve this salad immediately. If saving for later use, make sure to keep refrigerated and use the same day or next day for best results.
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