Watermelon, Orange & Cucumber Salad with Castelvetrano Olive Vinaigrette

This easy and superfast salad is incredibly refreshing, thanks to juicy watermelon and oranges! The Castelvetrano olives lend a briny hit, while the herbs add lots of delicious depth to the salad. Pair this colorful salad with grilled shrimp or chicken.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 servings


  • 4 cups (3/4-inch) watermelon chunks (from 1 small watermelon)

  • 1 ½ cups oblique-cut Persian cucumbers (about 3 cucumbers)

  • 1 cup navel orange sections (about 2 oranges)

  • cup Castelvetrano olives, pitted and torn

  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice (from 2 lemons)

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for garnish

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint, plus more for garnish

  • 1 ounce goat cheese, crumbled (about 1/4 cup)

  • Lemon zest


  1. Gently combine watermelon, cucumbers and orange sections in a large bowl. Transfer to a large platter.

  2. Stir together olives, lemon juice, oil, cilantro and mint in a small bowl; drizzle over fruit. Sprinkle with goat cheese, cilantro, mint and lemon zest, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

248 Calories
18g Fat
21g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Serving Size 1 1/2 cups
Calories 248
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 3g 6%
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Sodium 261mg 11%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Potassium 276mg 6%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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