Watermelon & goat's cheese salad


Sweet and juicy watermelon is the perfect partner for the tangy, creamy goat’s cheese in this simple but vibrant summer salad.


1 x ½ mini watermelon, peeled and sliced
1 cucumber portion, lightly peeled and thickly sliced
120g Soignon Goat’s Cheese Log (from the counter), thinly sliced
1 red onion, thinly sliced
Handful of mint leaves, torn
2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
2 tsp rapeseed oil
Juice of 1 lime
2 Waitrose You Count Plain Bagels, split and toasted, to serve


1. Arrange the melon, cucumber and cheese on a serving platter. Scatter over the red onion, mint leaves and pumpkin seeds.

2. Whisk together the rapeseed oil and lime juice, and drizzle over the salad.

3. Grind over some black pepper and serve with toasted bagels.


  • Total time: Ready in 15 minutes 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1230.096kJ
Fat 14.7g
Saturated Fat 5.9g
Carbohydrate 27.4g
Sugars 10.2g
Salt 0.7g

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This recipe was first published in Thu May 24 14:40:00 BST 2012.