How to Make Watermelon Tomato Salad

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Watermelon tomato salad exudes the fresh smell and crisp taste that reminds one of summer. Inhaling it can instantly remind one of summer. Try this salad as a fresh and different option to bring to your next potluck or picnic. It's a natural for crowds because the ingredients are easily doubled or even tripled.

Instructions

How to Make Watermelon Tomato Salad

Step 1

Cut watermelon in half, and scoop out balls with melon baller.

Step 2

Wash tomatoes in colander and dry thoroughly.

Step 3

Chop onion and place in large mixing bowl. Add watermelon and tomatoes and combine thoroughly.

Step 4

Chop parsley and basil, and place in small bowl. Add lime juice, vinegar and salt and pepper. Stir together with fork.

Step 5

Pour herbs and lime juice mixture over watermelon, tomatoes and onion. Using a rubber spatula, mix thoroughly to blend.

Step 6

Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least an hour to allow flavors to mellow.

Tips and Warnings

Serve with barbecued chicken or ribs and corn on the cob. Be sure to use fresh parsley and basil. The dried herbs aren't as flavorful.

Things You'll Need

5 cups Cubed Seedless Watermelon , 1 pint Pear Tomatoes , 1 cup Chopped Red Onion , 1/4 cup Finely Chopped Fresh Parsley , 1/4 cup Finely Chopped Fresh Basil , 2 tbsp. Lime Juice, 1/2 tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar, Salt , Pepper

About this Author

Claire Bush is a freelance writer and author of "Dining in Arizona - 101 Great Places to Eat (Primer Publishers, 2005). She is a regular contributor to the Arizona Republic and is a working chef in Sun City, Arizona.

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