Spicy Watermelon Tomato Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Spicy Watermelon Tomato Salad Recipe
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Spicy Watermelon Tomato Salad

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"A quick, colorful, spicy, and refreshing salad that is perfect for any cookout."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    20 mins


  1. Spread watermelon, yellow tomato, and red tomato onto paper towels to drain some of the moisture; transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Whisk vinegar, olive oil, chile-garlic sauce, and honey together in a small bowl until the olive oil and vinegar have combined; pour over the watermelon mixture. Season with lemon basil, salt, and black pepper; toss gently to coat.
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Sep 04, 2012

We have even roasted it in the oven as a topping for salmon - 400 for 20 minutes

Jul 13, 2014

Made for Recipe Group. Hubby and I both liked this, we ate almost the whole bowl at dinner one night. You know when something is 'moreish' it's pretty darned good! I used a chili garlic sauce and rice vinegar. Lemon basil is a nice touch, little lighter than regular basil with that lemony undertone. Eating tomato and melon together was a little weird for me, but it works well together. It was definitely spicier the next day for the chili sauce. Thanks for the recipe!

Aug 18, 2012

We love this refreshing salad! I used Black Cherry Tomatoes and Basil from my garden. The flavors go together so well with the sweet of the honey and then the tang of the vinegar. Give this recipe another five stars because it is so beautiful. Thank you Doug Matthews

Oct 10, 2014

Unique flavors... very yummy! Also added in some corn and avocado.

May 20, 2013

This was a very tasty and refreshing salad. Would definitely make it again. I used red wine vinegar instead of rice wine vinegar. Wasn't able to find sriracha so improvised with minced garlic and chile powder.

Aug 07, 2015

Wow just love this recipe. Like one other reviewer I used sweet chili sauce as that is all I had in the house. So I cut the honey in half and did not add the salt. After it sat in the fridge I had a couple ounces of feta cheese which added the salt. Will be making again. Thank you Doug for such a wonderful recipe.

Jul 17, 2014

Recipe Group Selection: 05, July 2014 ~ A unique combination of ingredients and taste. I didn't have rice wine vinegar, so I used rice vinegar, and only had regular basil. Even with those two subs, we enjoyed this salad. It had heat the night I made it, but it had a lot more heat the following day from the Sriracha®. The color combinations from the watermelon and tomatoes made for a nice serving presentation. Thanks, Doug for sharing.

Jul 31, 2014

Easy and a refreshing change. Used Thai-Style Chili Sauce, which had just the right kick and a great balance of flavors!


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  • Calories
  • 87 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.6 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 210 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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