Watermelon and Tomato Salad

Watermelon and Tomato Salad

An ingredient mixture of cool crisp watermelon, juicy tomatoes, and fresh basil with balsamic vinegar creates an extraordinary and invigorating light salad.

This Watermelon and Tomato Salad is from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC Eating Well to Fight Arthritis cookbook.


Makes 10 (1/2-cup) servings

  • 4 cups scooped out watermelon balls or chunks
  • 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.
  2. Whisk together oil and vinegar, toss with salad.
  3. Season to taste.
  4. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

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

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