Watermelon Salad with Jalapeno and Bacon

Watermelon Salad with Jalapeno and Bacon. A fabulous flavour medley of sweet, smokey, salty and spicy.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 154 kcal
Author Colleen


  • 3 strips bacon sliced in half lengthwise and then into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 cups watermelon flesh cut into 2" cubes or scooped into balls
  • 1 cup English cucumber slices
  • 2 large jalapeno peppers sliced into rings
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of one lime


  1. In a skillet over medium high, cook bacon pieces until just crisp.
  2. Remove bacon to a paper towel lined plate and allow to cool
  3. In a bowl, gently toss together all remaining ingredients
  4. Add bacon and toss again to combine.
  5. Serve immediately

Recipe Notes

This salad is best when cold, so use produce ingredients that have been chilled in the fridge before making the salad.

Nutrition Facts
Watermelon Salad with Jalapeno and Bacon
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 154 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 211mg9%
Potassium 187mg5%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 735IU15%
Vitamin C 17.5mg21%
Calcium 89mg9%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.