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
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
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.
Few tools are as important in the kitchen as a good knife. Without one, chopping, slicing, and julienning ingredients would be virtually impossible. Equally important is keeping your knife sharp—use a dull blade and you’ll end up with nothing but bruised herbs and mangled meat on your cutting boa...