Easy Watermelon Tomato Salad Recipe – Refreshing, Fresh Simple Salad

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Easy Watermelon Tomato Salad Recipe For Juicy Leftover Watermelon

Why do I love this easy watermelon tomato salad recipe? First, this watermelon salad recipe is off the charts refreshing and delicious. A simple and perfect solution for leftover watermelon. Even though you can make this recipe year round, nothing is better than the ripe, juicy summer watermelon.  This is my go-to summer salad recipe! With summer fresh juicy tomatoes, fresh basil and watermelon, it doesn’t get much better. My arthritis cookbook  actually contains some of my favorite healthy easy recipes that also help fight inflammation.  Basically, it’s about cooking healthy and enjoying good food. 

What to Do with Leftover Watermelon?  Make My Simple Watermelon Tomato Salad


Best of all, this watermelon salad recipe is SIMPLE TO PREPARE! I buy watermelon just for this recipe or it’s the perfect leftover watermelon recipe!! How can a salad be so amazing?  This recipe is from my easy cookbook, Eating Well to Fight Arthritis.  You would never know my easy anti inflammatory recipes are actually some of my favorite healthy easy recipes on my healthy food blog.

I pride myself in creating simple recipes with affordable, everyday ingredients just like this easy watermelon salad recipe. Try Watermelon Feta Salad for another delicious watermelon salad recipe.

With fresh summer produce, this easy Watermelon Tomato Salad will be a healthy quick summer salad.  After all, it always seems we have leftover watermelon

Why Is My EASY Watermelon Tomato Salad Recipe Healthy?

Have you ever had a watermelon salad? The combination of cool crisp watermelon, juicy tomatoes, and fresh basil with balsamic vinegar creates an invigorating refreshing easy watermelon tomato salad.  Perfect for leftover watermelon or now you can purchase precut in the grocery. Although water accounts for over 90% of watermelon’s weight, it is also a rich source of potassium and vitamins A and C. Did you know it is also one of the best sources of lycopene?  Lycopene is a useful antioxidant to help reduce the risk for heart disease and some cancers.

Serve My Watermelon Tomato Salad in Fun Bowls!

 Eating Well To Fight Arthritis Watermelon Design Fruit Serving Bowl   NOVU Stainless  Watermelon Slicer hand painted r fruit serving bowl

Does My Easy Watermelon Tomato Salad Help Fight Inflammation?

My arthritis cookbook is filled with recipes for an easy anti-inflammatory diet.  The Watermelon Tomato Salad is from my Anti-Inflammatory Recipe Chapter.  Actually, it’s the first recipe in the Vitamin C chapter and watermelon is a rich source of Vitamin C.  You”ll be surprised how simple my arthritis diet recipes are and you probably already have the ingredients in your pantry.  I have so many delicious anti-inflammatory recipes for everyday cooking. 

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Get your autographed copy to start cooking from my store! Use discount code TRIM25 for 25% (already discounted). All the recipes are simple and all healthy!  Start cooking with my healthy easy recipes. Make a difference in your life!

Everyone Needs a Melon Ball Scooper-Easy To Use To Cut Melon for Watermelon Salad Recipe

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Easy Watermelon Tomato Salad  from Eating Well to Fight Arthritis 

You’ll love this easy summer watermelon salad recipe combination of cool crisp watermelon, juicy tomatoes, fresh basil and balsamic vinegar.  This extraordinary and invigorating light summer watermelon salad makes leftover watermelon the ideal summer ingredient.

Makes 10 (1/2-cup) servings

4 cups scooped out watermelon balls or chunks                              easy watermelon tomato salad healthy
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tablespoons fresh chopped basil
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Salt to taste

1. In bowl, combine watermelon, onion, tomatoes and basil. Whisk together oil and vinegar, toss with salad. Season to taste. Serve immediately or that day .

Nutrition Nugget: Although water accounts for over 90% of watermelon’s weight, it’s also a rich source of potassium and vitamins A and C.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 46, Calories from fat 29%, Fat 2 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 6 mg, Carbohydrate 8 g, Dietary Fiber 1 g, Sugars 6 g, Protein 1 g Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat

 Watermelon and Feta Salsa


Another terrific melon recipe is my Watermelon Feta Salad from Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook.  I think everyone enjoys this versatile recipe.  Use as a salsa, salad or condiment to whatever you’re serving.  Sometimes, I make this recipe for a light lunch or summer snack.  So light and refreshing also.

II know you can find watermelon precut in the groceries but lots of time so much of the fun of summer is picking up a whole one.   Well, here’s my Top Six Tips How To Pick A Ripe Watermelon

My Easy Healthy Cookbooks Include ALL Your Favorite Recipes

What you’ll love best about my trim and terrific recipes is they include all your favorite dishes.  I use ingredients that benefit your health while also making sure each recipe is delicious!  You’ll find tons of everyday recipes, tips and information. Check out more of my arthritis recipes and more information on inflammatory recipes.  Curious about watermelon?  This watermelon site has tons of watermelon scoop! 

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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