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watermelon, olive and Parmesan salad by Sweet Savant your personal chef, America's best food blog, Atlanta food bogger

#Summer Salad Series: Watermelon, Parmesan, Olives

Demetra Overton
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 4 servings


  • 1/4 of a red onion sliced thin
  • 4 cups sliced watermelon
  • 1 cup Kalamata olives

/4 cup sliced banana peppers

  • 1 tablespoon Balsamic or Sherry Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup shaved Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives chopped


  • Soak the red onion in iced water while you prepare the rest of the ingredients
  • Cut the watermelon into bite sized pieces.
  • Smash the Kalamata olives, remove the pit, tear the olive in half
  • Arrange the watermelon, olives, banana peppers and red onion in a bowl or a plate
  • Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar
  • Shave Parmesan cheese over
  • Sprinkle chives over the top
  • serve.