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Square image of sliced Sugar Kiss melon in a circular pattern with fresh oregano on blue-rimmed platter.

Melon with Oregano and Feta

The interesting and delicious flavor combination in this dish will have you going back for seconds and thirds and then some!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword summer fruit recipes, good for summer dinner parties
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 64 kcal
Author Valentina K. Wein


  • 1 small (approximately 2 pound) orange melon (I used a mini Sugar Kiss) - see notes
  • approximately ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • approximately 2 teaspoons Feta cheese, crumbled


  1. Slice the melon in half and use a spoon to remove the seeds. Then cut the melon into as many thin slices as possible (about 1/2-inch thick).

  2. Arrange the melon slices on a serving platter and sprinkle with the oregano — use more or less if desired. I like a very thin and even sprinkling.

  3. Now use your hands to evenly distribute the crumbled Feta. Again, you can use more or less if desired.

  4. Serve! (You can make this up to an hour ahead. Simply cover the platter with plastic wrap and refrigerate.)

Recipe Notes

I think Sugar Kiss melons are the sweetest melons of summer. You can also use cantaloupe or any other melon you like that's sweet and in season.