Watermelon Fruit Salad

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Is the title a bit dramatic? Well, maybeeee. But let me tell you, this Watermelon Fruit Salad became a sensation last summer for a really good reason! It’s super easy to make, and the lime mint dressing takes it to a whole new level. Why not give it a shot this weekend?

Had enough of the same old fruit salad? Our summer Watermelon Fruit Salad is here to rescue you from the usual! Packed with strawberries, raspberries, cherries, and a zesty lime mint dressing, this salad is a refreshing twist on the classic. Imagine fresh berries, juicy watermelon, and a tangy dressing to balance out the sweetness. Your guests will be singing your praises at your next outdoor BBQ.

Watermelon Fruit Salad

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Salad
Servings 6



  • 4 cups watermelon cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 ½ cups strawberries sliced into rounds
  • 1 ½ cups raspberries
  • 1 ½ cups cherries pitted and halved


  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 ½ tsp lime zest
  • 2 tbsp agave syrup
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint finely chopped


  • Whisk together agave, lime juice, lime zest, and mint.
  • Prep your watermelon and berries, toss them into a big bowl, and drizzle that zesty dressing over them. Gently mix it all up.
  • Top it off with some torn mint for that extra flair.


Quick tip: Not a fan of mint? No worries! This watermelon fruit salad also rocks with fresh basil!
Let me tell you, fresh lime and mint take this watermelon fruit salad to a whole new level. They do wonders for the flavor of the fresh watermelon and berries, making this the most mouthwatering fruit salad you’ll have all summer!
Oh, and if you happen to have a cherry pitter, use it! It makes the prep a breeze. No cherry pitter? No problem! Grab a chopstick, remove the stem, stick it through the middle of the cherry, and watch the pit pop out like magic.
One more thing – for the best experience, devour this watermelon fruit salad right after making it. If it lounges in the fridge, the fruits start releasing moisture, and no one wants a soggy salad.
And hey, if you’re not a fan of agave, you can swap it with another liquid sweetener like honey or maple syrup. Enjoy!

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