Watermelon RecipesRecipes

Watermelon, Mango and Halloumi Salad Skewers

Halloumi is a salty, “squeaky” cheese that is typically pan-fried or grilled until golden and crisp on the outside. It adds a lovely depth of flavor to these sweet skewers!! If you can’t find halloumi, feel free to substitute feta but skip the cooking step.

 Ingredients
  • 1 cup watermelon balls or cubes
  • 1 mango cut into cubes
  • 6 ounces halloumi cheese, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons basil leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 cups bibb lettuce, cut into small chunks
  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup white balsamic vinegar
 Instructions

In a non-stick skillet over medium heat, pan fry the halloumi slices until golden brown on both sides. Once cool, cut into 1” squares. In a blender, pulse herbs, vinegar and olive oil to emulsify. Do not liquefy herbs. Assemble skewers alternating watermelon, mango, halloumi and include a chunk of lettuce. Drizzle with vinaigrette. Enjoy!

 Servings

Serves 4-6 as a side dish

Stay on top of what's happening with watermelon.

Sign up here to receive What About Watermelon? monthly news.

For Watermelon Industry news, please sign up for the Watermelon Update.

Watermelon Board

Representing 1,500 watermelon growers, shippers and importers nationwide, our goal is to promote the nutritional, culinary and convenience benefits of watermelon.
#watermeloneveryday

Festivals

Enjoy the sweet taste at a watermelon festival.

Find One

Whole Watermelon

Use the whole watermelon – flesh, juice and rind.

See How