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Watermelon Feta Guacamole {GIVEAWAY}

Watermelon Feta Guacamole-this refreshing and flavorful guacamole recipe is perfect for summertime! Plus, a giveaway from Q Squared! 

Watermelon Feta Guacamole Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com. LOVE this guacamole! #glutenfree #summer

I have been craving watermelon like mad. It is all I want to eat. Josh is constantly telling me I can’t live on watermelon alone. I know he is right, so I try to eat other foods to make him and the baby happy. I am not giving up my watermelon though. I am just finding creative ways to eat it. I recently made Watermelon Feta Guacamole for an afternoon snack and I dominated the bowl! I let Josh have a few bites, but he knows to get out of my way when watermelon is involved. Plus, he was happy I branched out from my regular watermelon routine.

Watermelon Feta Guacamole Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com. The perfect guacamoel for summer! #glutenfree #summer

When I was in Austin, Texas last week I had Watermelon Feta Guacamole at La Condesa, a trendy Mexican restaurant. I knew I had to recreate it at home after one bite.

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We always have a watermelon in our fridge. If we don’t, I go into major panic mode. So luckily, when I got home from Austin there was a ripe watermelon waiting for me. I made Watermelon Feta Guacamole the day after I got back from my trip. I couldn’t wait, I had to try it!

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The ingredients are fresh and simple: avocado, watermelon, feta cheese, jalapeño, cilantro, lime, and red onion. Combine everything in a bowl, add a little salt and pepper, and you are good to go!

Watermelon Feta Guacamole Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com. LOVE this guacamole! #glutenfree #appetizer

You end up with a beautiful bowl of guacamole that screams summer!

And you may have noticed the pretty dishes in this post, they scream summer too! They are from Q Squared and are perfect for summer entertaining. I love the entire Sanibel collection. And good news, today we are giving away a set of Sanibel dishes! Use the PromoSimple widget below to enter! Good luck!

And don’t forget to make Watermelon Feta Guacamole, it is the perfect summer appetizer and snack! I know I will be eating it by the bowl until this baby comes!

Watermelon Feta Guacamole Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com. LOVE this guacamole! #watermelon #summer

Watermelon Feta Guacamole

Yield: Serves 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

This guacamole screams summer! Serve it at all of your summer parties or snack on it daily!

Ingredients:

3 large ripe avocados
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 cup diced watermelon
Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Tortilla chips, for serving

Directions:

1. Cut each avocado in half lengthwise. Remove the pit from the avocado and discard. Remove the avocado from the skin, and place the avocado flesh in a bowl. Smash avocado with a fork until desired consistency.

2. Add the cilantro, red onion, jalapeño, lime juice, feta cheese, watermelon, salt, and pepper to the bowl. Stir to combine. Serve immediately with tortilla chips.

Disclosure-this post is in partnership with Q Squared, but our opinions are our own. Thank you for supporting companies that keep our blog going! 

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54 Responses to “Watermelon Feta Guacamole {GIVEAWAY}”

  1. 1
    Mary @ The Kitchen Paper — June 27, 2014 @ 3:45 am

    Oh my gosh! What an original recipe!! I can’t wait to give this a go!

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    AmyC — June 27, 2014 @ 3:46 am

    cannot wait to make this!!!

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    Sally T. — June 27, 2014 @ 3:48 am

    That looks so good.

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    Diane — June 27, 2014 @ 6:11 am

    Looks yummy!

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    Mary Beth Elderton — June 27, 2014 @ 6:30 am

    Beautiful on the plate! This looks so fresh.

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    Tom @ Raise Your Garden — June 27, 2014 @ 6:48 am

    Watermelon? Feta? Avocado? Put me in coach, I’m playing for your team.

    Seriously ate 3 watermelons last week, it was so good. Know how my wife felt now when she was pregnant.

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    geraldine — June 27, 2014 @ 7:17 am

    WOW , watermelon, cilantro, avocados some of our favorite things all mixed together, my daughters’ taste buds are going to go wild!

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    Matea — June 27, 2014 @ 7:55 am

    I would never have thought of combining watermelon, feta, and guacamole! But it seems like a good idea, and the colors go great together!

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    Shaina — June 27, 2014 @ 8:10 am

    I absolutely LOVE the combination of watermelon and feta, but who woulda thunk it’d make a great guacamole!?!? This sounds soooo delicious

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    Tracey a — June 27, 2014 @ 8:19 am

    What a beautiful set!

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    Bri | Bites of Bri — June 27, 2014 @ 8:31 am

    Maria, I love this idea! I’m all about the watermelon this summer too. It’s been so good but it’s about to get much better in guacamole! great idea!

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    LE Wilson — June 27, 2014 @ 8:55 am

    I love the combo of feta and watermelon and I love guacamole, but I’ll admit I’m a wee bit timid about combining them. Still, it might become my summer watermelon go-to dish. :)

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    Jenny Flake — June 27, 2014 @ 9:16 am

    How fun is this?! I would totally try this fun combo!!

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    Kevin @ Closet Cooking — June 27, 2014 @ 9:23 am

    The perfect guac for summer!

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    Naomi — June 27, 2014 @ 9:44 am

    I love how refreshing this is!

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    Linda — June 27, 2014 @ 9:47 am

    I love avocados and watermelon.

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    Millie l Add A Little — June 27, 2014 @ 10:10 am

    Love the fresh look of this – fruit and guac is just amazing! You should try out pomegranate – TO DIE FOR!
    http://youtube.com/addalittlefood

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    Marla Meridith — June 27, 2014 @ 10:11 am

    Excellent flavors in this Maria!

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    Tina Truex — June 27, 2014 @ 11:10 am

    This looks yummy might have to try it. Thanks! My favorite summer appetizer is anything with cucumber something cool and fresh.

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    Elaine — June 27, 2014 @ 11:11 am

    Beautiful set. This recipe looks so intriguing. I can’t wait for my next party!

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    Sarah G — June 27, 2014 @ 11:38 am

    My favorite summer appetizer is homemade salsa or homemade bruschetta. Can;t beat fresh, rip tomatoes!

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    Jess — June 27, 2014 @ 12:04 pm

    This looks sooooo good! I suppose my favorite appetizer is bruschetta.

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    Kim Button — June 27, 2014 @ 12:20 pm

    I cannot wait to try this! Love avocados and watermelon but never even thought of putting them together! These dishes are beautiful!

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    Aimee @ Simple Bites — June 27, 2014 @ 1:11 pm

    So creative, Maria!! I need this for my next BBQ.

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    Holly B — June 27, 2014 @ 1:34 pm

    I love any kind of fancy guacamole! I think it’s so amazing how sweet and savory come together in fruit guacs!

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    Julie @ Table for Two — June 27, 2014 @ 3:08 pm

    So unique and a different take on guac! I love it!

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    Elissa — June 27, 2014 @ 5:13 pm

    Caprese salad!

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    Love this!! Great idea!!

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    Phyllis — June 28, 2014 @ 2:33 am

    A great guacamole.

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    Janet Roberson — June 28, 2014 @ 4:47 am

    Must try this recipe!

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    Janie Lynn — June 28, 2014 @ 8:50 am

    Love this idea! Watermelon, feta, and guacamole. What could be better?

    From your whole food-y!
    Janie Lynn

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    Kiran @ KiranTarun.com — June 28, 2014 @ 10:46 am

    I would devour this salad in a heartbeat!! Love the savory and sweet notes here, Maria.

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    Aly — June 28, 2014 @ 12:26 pm

    This looks so fresh and tasty! What a fun combo!

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    Rachel — June 28, 2014 @ 2:42 pm

    So good. I’ve had salads with these ingredients, but they’re so great in Guac form. I made the basic Guac ahead of time adding a little cumin and extra cilantro and soaked my cubes watermelon in a little tequila and salt before tossing them and the feta in at the end. Definitely something easy and different to bring to summer cookouts.

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    Leela — June 28, 2014 @ 4:24 pm

    Fried cheese sticks.

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    Gaby — June 28, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

    Fun giveaway and I have to try this guacamole!

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    Sharon Howard — June 28, 2014 @ 7:40 pm

    I Love watermelon and salsa but I haven’t ever had them together but I will now because it looks and sounds Yummy!!!

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    Carol at Wild Goose Tea — June 29, 2014 @ 3:09 pm

    When I read the title of the post—-I thought, “What?” Pretty nifty idea. Puts a summer spin on an old favorite. Also lightens it up too. I like the look of it also.

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    Jennay — June 29, 2014 @ 10:17 pm

    My favorite summer is fresh salsa from my home grown tomatoes! I can’t wait to try this recipe! Looks delicious! =)

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    Stephanie Phelps — June 30, 2014 @ 6:30 am

    I will be making this for the fourth it sounds so good~

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