Mexican Watermelon & Papaya Salad With Tequila Vinaigrette

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by jenne

A wonderful Mexican recipe from Food and Wine, May 2008 edition. Light, healthy and vegetarian too.

Top Review by LaJuneBug

What a fantastic surprise! We made this for our dinner party. We omitted the greens. We large-diced everything except for the watermelon, which we used the melon-baller. I kept the fruits and vinaigrette separate until serving. No one would have identified the tequila. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, whisk the lime juice and vinegar with the tequila. Whisk in the olive oil and season the vinaigrette with salt and pepper.
  2. Add the papaya, watermelon, jicama and greens and toss well.
  3. Add the avocado and toss gently.
  4. Season with salt and pepper and serve right away.

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