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Watermelon Salad with Peppers, Tomatoes and Cheese

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Sweet and cool watermelon and salty cheese is a surprising combination… but add baked peppers to the mix, and you’ll get a refreshing but still solid salad. Just try it – we guarantee you will add this salad to your recipe-book.


  • 2 lbs watermelon
  • 4 large ripe tomatoes
  • 3 red or orange sweet peppers
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 small bunch of mint
  • 7 oz (200 g) feta or brynza
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt, freshly ground black pepper


  1. Slice peppers, remove seeds. Heat olive oil in a large heavy-bottomed skillet over medium-high heat and fry peppers for 5 minutes. Cool and dice. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Cut onions into thin half-rings, slice tomatoes. Chop mint leaves.
  3. Remove seeds and rind from watermelon. Cut flesh into medium pieces.
  4. Mix all ingredients, season with salt, pepper and drizzle with olive oil.
  5. Add crumbled cheese.