Heirloom Tomato and Watermelon Salad Recipe

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Amber Published: July 21, 2021
Heirloom Tomato and Watermelon Salad Recipe

How To Make Heirloom Tomato and Watermelon Salad

Inspired by the flavors of the Mediterranean, this tomato and watermelon salad is fresh, vibrant and filled with delicious herbs.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1pcginger
  • ¾cupolive oil
  • 3tbspsherry-wine vinegar
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3cupsheirloom tomatoes
  • 2cupswatermelon,seedless
  • 2tbspThai basil
  • ¼cupred onion
  • 2tbspchives,chopped
  • 2tbspchervil leaves
  • 2tbspflat-leaf parsley,chopped
  • 4ozfeta cheese
  • ¼cupcelery leaves
  • 1smallspring onion
  • ripe avocado
  • 1radish
  • 1tspmustard oil

Instructions

  1. Grate ginger on the large holes of a box grater. Wrap ginger in a lint-free cloth and squeeze over a medium bowl to extract juice. There should be about 2 tablespoons.

  2. Whisk ginger juice, along with olive oil and vinegar, until well combined; season with salt and pepper. Add tomatoes, watermelon, chopped basil, and red onion and gently toss until fully coated; season with salt and pepper. Let stand 30 minutes.

  3. Transfer tomatoes and watermelon to a serving bowl. Gently fold in chives, chervil, and parsley; spoon over any remaining marinade.

  4. Sprinkle with cheese, and garnish with celery leaves, spring onion, whole basil leaves, avocado, radish. Drizzle with mustard oil; serve immediately.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 352.37kcal
  • Fat: 33.74g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.93g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 22.18g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.43g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.49g
  • Fiber: 2.43g
  • Sugar: 6.44g
  • Protein: 4.30g
  • Cholesterol: 16.82mg
  • Sodium: 489.85mg
  • Calcium: 121.72mg
  • Potassium: 369.31mg
  • Iron: 1.13mg
  • Vitamin A: 96.36µg
  • Vitamin C: 23.99mg
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