Watermelon and Tomato Salad

August 17, 2015
Watermelon and Tomato Salad

It’s certainly a hot sticky one out there, I’m not complaining either. I hear people all the time say they don’t like this heat only to complain as soon as cooler weather has returned. Not that it’s exciting but we got our new truck oil sprayed today. Hopefully it will make it last that much longer! Our air con is still not working so the recipies for this week will probably be nice fresh cool salads.

What’s more refreshing on a hot day than a nice watermelon and tomato salad? There’s no way we are turning that oven on when it’s 34C out there, and in here! We are putting of fixing the furnace (air con) until the fall. Having cool refreshing salads on hot muggy days just seems right! Especially when it’s delicious succulent watermelon! These salads really don’t take that much effort and are nice and appetizing on these hot days.

Watermelon and Tomato Salad
It’s also got olives in it which makes the salty and sweetness mesh together.

Watermelon and Tomato Salad
Leftover watermelon is also a great treat on days like this to keep the body hydrated.

Watermelon and Tomato Salad
Watermelon and Tomato Salad

Watermelon and Tomato Salad
Prep time
Total time
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
  • 4 cups 1¼-inch chunks seedless watermelon
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes sliced in halves
  • 15 green olives sliced
  • ½ red onion chopped
  • ¼ English cucumber sliced and quartered
  • 1½ tablespoons cold pressed virgin olive oil
  • ½ tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1½ tablespoons chopped dill
  • 1½ tablespoons chopped mint
  1. Place the first 5 ingredients in a salad bowl. Mix together in the bowl.
  2. In a small mason jar put the dill, mint, oil and vinegar. Put on lid and give a gentle shake to mix.
  3. Pour over salad and toss together. Let the salad sit for at least 15 minutes in fridge before serving.

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