Watermelon, radish & balsamic beef

The salty-sweet combination of watermelon and feta is unbeatable, and when served with thin ribbons of beef and radish, it's next level good.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Watermelon, radish & balsamic beef
  • 500 gram beef fillet or rump steak
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic glaze, plus extra to drizzle
  • 1 kilogram seedless watermelon, rind removed, cut into chunks
  • 3 cup baby spinach
  • 1 bunch radish, trimmed, thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, seeded, thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch mint, leaves picked
  • 90 gram feta, crumbled


Watermelon, radish & balsamic beef
  • 1
    In a shallow dish, marinate steak in combined oil and balsamic glaze for at least 20 minutes. Season.
  • 2
    Preheat a char-grill pan or barbecue on high. Grill steak for 2 minutes each side until cooked to taste. Rest, loosely covered with foil, for 5 minutes, then thinly slice.
  • 3
    In a large salad bowl, combine watermelon, spinach, radish, avocado and mint. Top with steak and crumble feta over. Drizzle with extra glaze to serve.


✦  For a no-cook meal, substitute cooked prawns for beef and lime juice for balsamic glaze.