Watermelons & Tomatoes… Summertime superstars.  Most people know that tomatoes are a great source of lycopene – did you know that watermelons are also a great source of this phytochemical?  yep – depending on the seasonality, watermelons can actually offer more lycopene per serving than tomatoes!  Enjoy these 2 superfoods together in my tasty Watermelon & Tomato Salad!

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Watermelon & Tomato Salad
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Course Salads
Cuisine Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
Servings
Ingredients
Salad
  • 1 romaine lettuce clamshell baby romaine
  • 12 slices tomato vine ripe
  • 6 squares watermelon 1/2" thick 4X4 squares
  • 1/3 cup queso fresco crumbled
  • 1/3 cup green onion sliced
  • jalapeno vinaigrette (see below)
  • salt and pepper to taste
Jalapeno Vinaigrette
  • 2 jalapeno seeded and minced
  • 3 tbsp green onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 1 tsp agave nectar
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 3/4 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • salt and pepper to taste
Course Salads
Cuisine Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
Servings
Ingredients
Salad
  • 1 romaine lettuce clamshell baby romaine
  • 12 slices tomato vine ripe
  • 6 squares watermelon 1/2" thick 4X4 squares
  • 1/3 cup queso fresco crumbled
  • 1/3 cup green onion sliced
  • jalapeno vinaigrette (see below)
  • salt and pepper to taste
Jalapeno Vinaigrette
  • 2 jalapeno seeded and minced
  • 3 tbsp green onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 1 tsp agave nectar
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 3/4 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • salt and pepper to taste
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Rating: 5
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Instructions
Salad
  1. In a medium bowl, toss baby romaine with vinaigrette & season with salt. For each serving, place one watermelon slice on a plate, place some dressed greens onto watermelon. Top with tomatoes, cheese & green onions. Drizzle additional dressing over each serving. Season with salt and pepper.
Jalapeno Vinaigrette
  1. Whisk together jalapenos, green onions, cilantro, agave nectar, garlic, lime juice. Slowly drizzle in olive oil, whisk until well blended. Season with salt and pepper.

Enjoy!

 

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