Farmers Market Find: Watermelon Tomato Salad

July 3, 2015

Here at Thrive Market, we’re all about supporting sustainable, local farming, and we encourage our members to shop at their local farmers market for seasonal produce—it’s the perfect complement to a pantry full of spices, oils, and cooking essentials from Thrive Market.

Bright and refreshing, a savory watermelon salad is perfection on swampy summer nights. A touch of mint and a hint of Mexican-inspired spice is the perfect foil for sweet sun-ripened watermelon and tomatoes straight from the farmers market.

Watermelon Tomato Salad Recipe

Yield: 2 to 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

2 cups watermelon, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 cups beefsteak tomatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 cup mint leaves
Juice of 3 limes
1 tablespoon coconut sugar
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
½ teaspoon chilli pepper
½ teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon Maldon salt

Instructions

Place watermelon, tomatoes, and mint in a large bowl.

In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, coconut sugar, cayenne pepper, chilli powder, cumin, ginger, and salt. Pour over watermelon-tomato mixture and toss to mix. Cover and place in fridge 30 minutes to let flavors infuse. Serve chilled.

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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Merce Muse

Thrive Market Food Editor

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