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Watermelon Basil Feta Salad

By: Chuck Jenkins




15 mins


5 mins


20 mins


  • 1 package (4oz) of The Only Bean Edamame or Soybean pasta
  • 3 cups diced watermelon
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup fresh basil, chiffonade
  • 1 cup feta crumbles
  • 1/2  lime, zested 
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups pickled watermelon rinds
    • 1 cup rice vinegar
    • 1 cup water
    • 1 tsp ginger, minced
    • 1 tsp garlic, chopped
    • 2 Tbsp sugar
    • 1 Tbsp salt
    • 1/2 Tbsp sesame oil


  • Step 1 – Combine rice vinegar, water, ginger, garlic, sugar, salt, and sesame oil and stir until salt and sugar are dissolved. Pickle watermelon rinds for 24 hour
  • Step 2 – Cook 1 pack of noodles according to directions on package.
  • Step 3 – In a large bowl, combine noodles with diced watermelon, red onions, basil, feta crumbles, olive oil, and pickled watermelon rinds. Toss together to mix well.
  • Step 4 – Garnish with lime zest and serve.


This recipe was created by Chuck Jenkins! Chuck Jenkins

Corporate Chef, Fusion Food Service

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