Melon and Feta Salad

I visited my mum recently for some good food and have to share her recipe for Melon and Feta Salad. It is delicious – and perfect for a hot summer evening!


Try it at home and let me know what you think to it….


  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 spring of mint, coarsely chopped
  • ¼ Cantaloupe melon
  • 2 bags of baby spinach leaves
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • ¼ cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced diagonally


  1. In a large measuring cup, whisk lemon juice with pepper, garlic, mint and ½ cup olive oil.
  2. Peel cantaloupe, discard seeds and cut into very thin wedges.
  3. Line a large salad plates with spinach.
  4. Arrange cantaloupe on spinach.
  5. Sprinkle salad with cherry tomatoes, feta and green onion.
  6. Drizzle to taste with the dressing.
  7. Sprinkle with any remaining mint.

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