Refreshing Watermelon Tomato Salad

The weather earlier this week was insane! You want to talk about a scorcher?  I thought that I was back working Coachella! Thank goodness I could jump in a pool to cool off. 😉 I wish that I had this salad to cool me down from the inside out, though.

I was inspired by a salad that I had years ago, with watermelon, tomato, mint, and feta, plus some vegetarian roe for a salty kick. This one is slightly different, with creamy pine nuts changing up the texture, and a combination of mint and basil to make it interesting (and pretty!).

The best part about this salad is that it comes together in mere minutes. If you chill the tomato and watermelon before assembly it works out even better. This is the perfect side for a summer party, BBQ or as a light snack. Throw a little white balsamic vinegar on there and call it a day!

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Refreshing Watermelon Tomato Salad

A refreshing salad of sweet watermelon and bright heirloom tomatoes, complimented with fresh herbs and pine nuts.
Course Side, Snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Author Jackie of Vegan Yack Attack

Ingredients

  • 2 C . Heirloom Tomato Diced, Yellow
  • 2 C . Watermelon Pink Part Diced
  • 1/4 C . Pine Nuts
  • 1 tsp . Fresh Mint Minced
  • 1 tsp . Fresh Basil Minced (1 1/2 tsp. may be even better)
  • Pinch of Salt

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients, except for salt, in a bowl and toss together until combined.
  2. Sprinkle the salt over the top and stir again. Chill, then serve!
  3. Doesn't get much easier than that, does it?

Now that I am thinking of it, this would be perfect for Memorial Day weekend. Go ahead and try it out! 🙂

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13 Comments on “Refreshing Watermelon Tomato Salad

  1. Beautiful and refreshing salad, can’t wait to harvest my homegrown heirloom tomatoes. Love the addition of pine nuts.

  2. I have to admit that I don’t like watermelon. But it does sound great in a salad. Maybe you made me finally like it!

  3. This is an oldie but a goldy! It is a classical refreshing salad & added vegan feta is even better!

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