Spicy Tomato Watermelon Salad Recipe

I hope you’ve gotten a lot of tomatoes. Why? As a result of I’ve one other actually nice tomato salad for you! This one is totally completely different from Tuesday’s salad – it’s actually fast and stuffed with spicy/candy/savory/tangy taste. Chances are you’ll acknowledge the gingery tamari-lime dressing from the cookbook and in addition from these rice bowls. It’s so excellent right here as a result of the contrasting flavors actually make the sweetness of the watermelon pop. That is the salad that I’ll be consuming till summer season is over as a result of it’s simply so scrumptious and refreshing.

Spicy Tomato Watermelon Salad

And talking of pop – this one is a bit of spicy as a result of, for my part, scorching days name for decent meals. You possibly can add kind of jalapeño relying in your spice desire, however I like to recommend not skimping an excessive amount of. The cool watermelon and the creamy avocado assist chill down the spice. Considerably 🙂

Spicy Tomato Watermelon Salad

I like to serve this salad as a facet dish with no matter I’m grilling!

Spicy Tomato Watermelon Salad


  • 1 tablespoon tamari
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • ½ teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 teaspoons recent lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • three heirloom tomatoes, sliced into wedges
  • 5 cups lower watermelon (about 2-inch triangles)
  • 1 thinly sliced jalapeño and/or a couple of thai chiles
  • 2 tablespoons thai basil or common basil
  • 2 tablespoons toasted cashews
  • ½ avocado, diced
  • Lime wedges, for serving
  • Sea salt, to style if desired
  1. Make the dressing. In a small bowl, mix the tamari, garlic, ginger, lime juice, and vinegar.
  2. Organize the tomatoes, watermelon, and jalapeños on a platter or in a shallow bowl. (This salad shouldn’t be served in a deep bowl as a result of the flavorful juices will sink to the underside). Drizzle with the dressing and high with Thai basil, toasted cashews and avocado. Season to style.



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