Summer is underway and, like us, many of you are looking to stay out of the kitchen. Well, we’re positive some of our readers would prefer to stay out the kitchen year round! Our super easy Watermelon and Heirloom Tomato Salad should be on every menu plan this week. It’s refreshing, cold, satiable and overall one of our favorite salads here at FoodieandWine.com. It rivals the Spinach Steak Salad we posted a few weeks ago.
We first had a similar salad in Palm Springs a few years back. Their version featured cumquats, but they’re hard to find so we used orange rinds and orange champagne vinaigrette to enhance the flavor of the watermelon and tomatoes instead. Finish it off with a sprinkle of smoked salt.
If you’re looking for a citrus dressing recommendation, we use Trader Joe’s Gourmet Orange Muscat Champagne Vinaigrette.
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FOODIEANDWINE.COM RECOMMENDED DRINK PAIRING:
Rosé – Dry variety
Rosé Champagne – Dry variety
Sparkling Wine – Dry variety
Watermelon Calories – The total amount of calories in watermelon is 87 per wedge!