Grilled Watermelon and Goat Cheese Citrus Salad

Dinner, Lunch, Salad

Grilled Watermelon and Goat Cheese Citrus Salad Recipe

The contrasting flavors and textures of this salad partner beautifully. The tangy goat cheese paired with the sweet melon serves as a complex and delicious bite!
20 min
20 min

5 servings


  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • OSM Confetti Pepper, to taste
  • 8 cups watercress, tough stems removed, or mixed salad greens (5 ounces)
  • 4 cups diced seedless watermelon, (about 3 pounds with the rind)
  • 2 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup very thinly sliced red onion, (1/4 small)
  • 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts, (2 ounces), toasted
  • OSM Hibiscus Salt (to taste)


  1. Whisk oil, orange juice, vinegar, hibiscus salt and pepper in a large bowl until well combined. Add watercress, watermelon and red onion; toss to coat. Divide among 5 plates. Top with goat cheese and hazelnuts to serve.

Tips / Notes

  • Adapted from Eating Well's recipe.


Salad, Watermelon, Goat Cheese, Citrus