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Mexican Watermelon Salad
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Mexican Watermelon Salad

Sweet juicy watermelon combined with crunchy jicama, cucumber, lime juice, cilantro, and slightly salty cojito cheese crumbles. Sprinkle with a dash of chili powder or cayenne for a punch of heat. Great for potlucks, BBQ’s , brunch, or as a side dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 88kcal


  • 2 lbs. seedless watermelon rind removed and cut into cubes( about 4 cups)
  • 1 lb. jicama peeled and cut into match sticks (about 2 cups)
  • 1 cup cubed English cucumber
  • cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 limes juiced ( 2-3 Tbsp)
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • Cojita cheese crumbled for garnish
  • Dash chili powder optional


  • In a large bowl, combine watermelon, jicama, cucumber and cilantro. Pour lime juice over watermelon mixture and toss gently. Salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with cojita cheese and a sprinkle of chili powder (optional)


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 88kcal | Carbohydrates: 18.6g | Protein: 2.8g | Fat: 1.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.6g | Cholesterol: 3.1mg | Sodium: 29.9mg | Fiber: 4.6g | Sugar: 11.2g