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Watermelon, Tuna, and Feta Salad

Watermelon, Tuna, and Feta Salad

Prep time 20 minutes
Ready in 20 minutes
Makes 4 servings


  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 red onion
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 (5 oz) cans water-packed tuna
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 (10 oz) pkg watermelon chunks
  • 1 (0.75 oz) pkg basil
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta
  • 1 lemon


1. Halve the cucumber lengthwise and cut into slices. Halve and slice the onion. In a bowl, mix the cucumber and onion with the vinegar. Season with salt (in moderation) and pepper to taste. Let it sit for at least 10 min.
2. Meanwhile, drain the tuna and flake with a fork. Mix with 1½ tbsp olive oil and season with pepper. Cut the watermelon chunks into smaller cubes. Remove stems from basil and add to the salad bowl along with the tuna, watermelon, olives, and feta. Juice lemon. Toss salad gently with remaining olive oil and juice from lemon. Season to taste.


1. Serve with sliced and toasted ciabatta.
2. For fresh flavor, coarsely chop a bunch of fresh mint and stir in this salad.


Per serving: 269 calories, 15g fat, 5g saturated fat, 46mg cholesterol, 604mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 8g sugar, 21g protein