Recipe by kimbaleelou
"A light and tangy combination of watermelon, tomato and mint creating a delicious combination of sweet, sour and salty flavors. While the melon should be chilled, the other ingredients are their most flavorful at room temperature, so combine the salad just before serving."
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1 (4 pound)
chilled seedless watermelon, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
heirloom tomatoes (preferably green or orange), seeded and cut into 1-inch cubes
sweet onion, thinly sliced
chopped fresh mint
crumbled feta cheese
I was a bit hesitant of this unusual combination of ingredients, but I was pleasantly surprised! I'm a big fan of fresh fruit and veggies and this recipe sounded just different enough to work. It is such a fresh salad, perfect for a summer picnic. If you like the sweet-salty combination, then I think you will like this. The fresh mint is the key ingredient, in my opinion. I could only find red tomatoes, so I used those, but I really wanted a color contrast. I found some tomatillos and decided to give that a try. The tart flavor of the tomatillos turned out to be a great addition.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Watermelon and Tomato Salad
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 40
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