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Watermelon and Tomato Salad

A perfect mixture of tangy and sweet

Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Family Meals
Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
20 minutes 0 minutes 4 servings 3 tomato slices, 1 C watermelon (or 2 skewers)

Ingredients

2 large tomatoes, rinsed and cut into 6 slices each

2 Tbsp white balsamic vinegar (or substitute apple cider vinegar)

1 Tbsp olive oil

1 Tbsp  fresh basil, rinsed, dried, and chopped (or 1 tsp dried)

4 C diced watermelon, with seeds removed (about half a small melon, rinsed)

¼ tsp salt

¼ tsp ground black pepper

Photograph of the completed recipe.
calories 96
Total fat 4 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 127 mg
Total fiber 2 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrates 16 g
Potassium 390 mg
Vitamin A 35%
Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 2%
Iron 10%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Directions

  • 1
    Arrange three tomato slices on each of four salad plates.

  • 2
    Combine vinegar, oil, and basil in a bowl, and mix well.

  • 3
    Add watermelon, and gently toss to coat evenly.

  • 4
    Spoon watermelon over the tomatoes.

  • 5
    Top with salt and pepper, and serve.

Healthy Eating Two WaysSubstitute three cherry or grape tomatoes and three chunks of watermelon threaded onto a wooden skewer (eight skewers needed). Serving: two skewers.


 

Chefs in Training Children can help mix the salad or thread the skewers.
 

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