Monday, August 1, 2016

Watermelon and Tomato Salad with Citrus-Mint Vinaigrette


 This salad defines freshness. With sweet watermelon and tomatoes in season, this is the perfect time to celebrate these summer fruits. The citrus-mint vinaigrette provides a great contrast of tart flavor. Bring this salad chilled to your next picnic or get-together and prepare to wow your guests!

1. Combine vinaigrette ingredients in a large mixing bowl. 


2. Add the salad ingredients and toss gently to combine. 


3. Transfer salad to a serving bowl and serve immediately or keep cold until ready to serve.


Watermelon and Tomato Salad with Citrus-Mint Vinaigrette
Serves 6

All you need:
Vinaigrette
Zest and juice of 1 orange
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
Zest and juice of 1 lime
4 fresh mint leaves, chopped
1 shallot, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon honey
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper 

1 small cucumber, seeded and diced
2 small tomatoes, diced 
1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
3 cups seedless watermelon chunks
1 yellow bell pepper, diced
4 oz. crumbled feta cheese

All you do:
1. Combine vinaigrette ingredients in a large mixing bowl. 
2. Add the salad ingredients and toss gently to combine. 
3. Transfer salad to a serving bowl and serve immediately or keep cold until ready to serve. 
 

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