Mix and Match Watermelon Salads

A crisp and refreshing salad base that can be altered to any taste profile.


  1. Cut rind off watermelon and dice into small pieces. Place in a large bowl.   
  2. Add lemon juice, onion, salt and sugar. Mix to incorporate.
  3. Serve as is or choose a combination from the list on the right. Mix ingredients with watermelon base to appeal to your own sense of adventure and taste.

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Alyssa,
ALDI Test Kitchen


Watermelon Base:

1 small watermelon

¼ cup Nature's Nectar Lemon Juice

¼ cup red onion, minced

¼ teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Iodized Salt

¼ teaspoon Baker's Corner Granulated Sugar

Spicy Watermelon Salad:

2 jalapeños, seeded and diced

½ bunch cilantro, chopped

1 lime, zested and juiced

1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

Creamy Watermelon Salad:

1 cup Little Salad Bar Flat Leaf Spinach, chopped

1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

¼ cup Southern Grove Dried Cranberries

4 ounces Happy Farms Spreadable Light Cheese Wedges, crumbled

Nutty Watermelon Salad:

5 ounces Specially Selected Blue Cheese Crumbles

½ cup Southern Grove Chopped Walnuts

2 mini cucumbers, sliced

Prep Time:
5 minutes

Total Time:
5 minutes