Goat’s Cheese Salad with Watermelon Recipe

Summer brings for us juicy and sweet watermelons. These watermelons on their own are among the best things nature could bless us with. It is a Turkish delight but is enjoyed all over the world now. The salad could prove as a testament of your interest in cooking and the creativity when you prepare it for a bunch of friends and relatives instead of serving out just plain watermelon. This salad pairs up watermelon with cheese and other ingredients as this enhances the flavours to a delicious extreme.

For many, the combination of watermelon and cheese might come as surprise but when they try the recipe, they will realise they are made perfectly for each other. Let’s experiment with tastes and colour and make ourselves a great treat.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Serving Size: 6 person
Utensils: Large salad platter, knife


– 1 pound watermelon, seedless
– 6 ounce fresh goat cheese, cut into 12 round shapes
– 1/2 tablespoon orange zest
– 2 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
– 1 tablespoon orange juice
– 3 tablespoon olive oil|
– salt and pepper (freshly ground pepper tastes and smells best)


  • 1

    Before doing anything else you should carefully and thoroughly clean or wash the entire work surface of your kitchen that you will be using to make this delightful salad recipe. Be sure to also wash your hands, utensils and other items that you will be using to put this recipe together. Always keep your kitchen work areas clean especially when preparing any type of food or beverage.

  • 2

    Cut the round watermelon disc into small slabs. Arrange these slabs on 6 plates or according to the number of guests. Top these pieces with the cheese rounds. Now sprinkle the orange zest over all the pieces. Be careful while cutting the watermelon as you will want to hold it firmly so that it does not slip from your hands. Be sure to observe all the necessary safety precautions when handling a sharp knife.

  • 3

    In a small bowl, mix together the orange juice, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Whisk together well. You will want a decent consistency so be sure to check the texture of the mixture as you whisk everything.

  • 4

    Drizzle this mixture over the watermelon pieces. Serve to the glee of your guest who obviously were not prepared to see how amazing you could get with something as simple as watermelons. It is entirely up to you as to how you want to garnish and serve this delightful salad. Your friends and family members will definitely enjoy this fresh salad recipe.

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