Watermelon, Tomato and Herb Salad

This watermelon salad includes summer’s fine herbs, tomatoes and avocado. It makes a most refreshing summer lunch or side. Have a diet issue with tomatoes? No problem. The recipe is easy to vary; just substitute more watermelon and cucumber.

Makes: 4-6 servings
Free from: gluten and all top allergens


Photo: Chris Gonzaga

Ingredients for Watermelon Salad

  • 1/2 watermelon
  • 2 cups assorted tomatoes [See Tips], chopped
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup each, fresh basil, mint and chives, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Recipe Tips

Try contrasting colors and shapes of summer’s great bounty of tomatoes.

Instructions for Watermelon Salad

  1. Remove skin from watermelon and dice the flesh. Place into large bowl.
  2. Add other vegetables and herbs.
  3. In a measuring cup, stir together lime juice, oil and salt and pepper.
  4. Pour dressing over salad, toss well, and serve.

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