Watermelon Berry Summer Salad

Bursting with sweet, colourful fruit and fresh, cooling mint, this vibrant watermelon salad recipe is so easy to make and delicious you’ll want to serve it all summer long.

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Watermelon Berry Summer Salad

Hello there! I know it’s not quite summer time for another couple of months, but I couldn’t help, but post this tasty and easy watermelon and berry salad that’s perfect to eat during the warmer months.

It’s totally refreshing, naturally sweet and tart, and pretty to look at too. Don’t you just love a colourful salad?

Along with the summer fruits, mix in a little bit of rich pure honey, cooling mint, and bright fresh lime juice, and you’ve got a delicious fruit salad that’s lovely to serve as a side dish or healthy dessert.

I hope you enjoy this recipe for Watermelon Berry Summer Salad!

How do you prepare this easy watermelon salad?

(Complete ingredient amounts and instructions available in the recipe card down below).

A quarter seedless watermelon with knife cuts in it with a serrated knife cutting into it.

The “hardest” part is chopping up the watermelon. Everyone has a different way of cutting up one.

Here’s how I chopped up my watermelon:

First I quartered the watermelon lengthwise. Then I take one of the quartered watermelon pieces and sliced the watermelon (just to the rind) to make 1/2 to 1-inch wedges.

I then made three slices lengthwise on both sides of the watermelon (see photo above). Last, I took a knife and sliced in between the rind and the pink flesh to separate the chopped pieces of watermelon from the rind.

Rinsed sliced strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries in a metal stainer with a bowl of watermelon pieces behind it.

Then you remove the green leafy tops (hull) from the strawberries and slice them up. Don’t forget to give your berries a rinse under cold water.

Thinly sliced fresh mint, a lime cut in half, and a large knife on a wooden cutting board.

Thinly slice up your fresh mint. TIP: The easiest way is to bunch up your mint leaves into a log and then slice to create thin ribbons.

A glass bowl containing a watermelon and berry salad topped with sliced fresh mint.

Place the fruit into a long bowl, drizzle the honey and lime juice on top, and sprinkle the mint onto the fruit as well. Then gently toss all the ingredients together. Now it’s ready to enjoy (or refrigerate until you are ready to serve).

A glass bowl holding a fruit salad, which includes watermelon. strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries.

Here are four more salads (featuring fruit) that are perfect for spring and summer!

Can you tell that I’m a fan of spinach salads and homemade dressings?

Watermelon berry summer salad in a glass bowl surrounded by more berries, watermelon pieces, and fresh mint.

Overall, this refreshing watermelon salad:

  • Is fresh and delicious: sweet, bright, and refreshing!
  • Is colourful: red, pink, blue, and green ingredients look so pleasing to eat.
  • Is quick and easy to assemble.
  • Has only seven ingredients: You can add more or less types of berries if you chose.
  • Can easily be halved or scaled up to make more.
  • Is perfect to serve at a picnic, barbecue, or at a get-together or to make for meal prep.
  • Is wonderful as leftovers (cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days).
  • Is vegetarian and gluten-free too.
Top down view of watermelon berry summer salad in a glass bowl and a small bowl full of watermelon chunks.

I hope you try this fruit salad recipe! If you do, please leave me a rating and comment down below or tag me on any of my social media. I’m @yay_for_food on Instagram. Please share a picture!

Watermelon Berry Summer Salad

Watermelon Berry Summer Salad

Yield: 6-8 (makes around 10 cups)
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Bursting with sweet, colourful fruit and fresh, cooling mint, this vibrant watermelon salad recipe is so easy to make and delicious you’ll want to serve it all summer long.

Ingredients

  • 5 heaping cups seedless watermelon, rind removed and chopped in cubes (½ - 1-inch pieces)
  • 2 heaping cups strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1½ cups blueberries
  • 1½ cups raspberries
  • ½ cup (packed) fresh mint, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup pure honey
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice (1 lime)

Instructions

  1. Place all the prepped ingredients into a large bowl.
  2. Gently toss to distribute the ingredients (be careful not to break the raspberries).
  3. Can be enjoyed immediately, but best to cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least an hour prior to serving to allow the flavours to marry together. Best served cold.

Notes

  • Can be kept for up to 4 days. Cover tightly and store in the refrigerator.
  • Nutritional information represents one serving for a total of eight servings.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 104 Total Fat: 1g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 3mg Carbohydrates: 27g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 21g Protein: 1g
Nutritional values are estimated based on the ingredients used by the author; your ingredients may differ. These values are calculated using Nutritionix.
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