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Tomato Watermelon Salad

4.59 from 17 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Yield 6 servings (4 ½ cups)
Category Salad/Side dish
Cuisine American


A flavorful and surprising summer salad made with watermelon and tomato. The perfect side dish for grill outs, BBQs, and quick summer lunches.


  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sherry Vinegar
  • Kosher salt and cracked black pepper
  • 4 cups cubed watermelon
  • 3 cups cubed tomatoes (about 4 large tomatoes)
  • 12 basil leaves, torn
  • cup shaved Pecorino cheese


  • In a large bowl whisk together oil, vinegar, ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  • Add watermelon and tomatoes and toss to combine.
  • Stir in basil and pecorino. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve immediately.


Use a vegetable peeler to get large flat shaves of Pecorino.


Serving: 3/4 cupCalories: 175kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 4.5gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 385mgFiber: 2g
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