Summer Watermelon Salad

6 servings
25 min prep time
55 min total time

A refreshing summer salad and a new, savory way to enjoy watermelon. 


Salad Dressing

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

1 teaspoon maple syrup

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper


6 cups cubed seedless watermelon

2/3 cup thinly sliced red onion

1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves

1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 (4-ounce) log Vermont Creamery Classic Goat Cheese crumbled


  • STEP 1

    Combine dressing ingredients in small bowl; whisk to combine.

  • STEP 2

    Combine watermelon, onions, basil, mint, and salt in large bowl. Pour dressing over and toss to coat watermelon. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.

  • STEP 3

    Spoon salad onto serving platter. Just before serving, crumble goat cheese on top of salad.