Watermelon Salad

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by chia2160

Light and refreshing, this recipe from Frank Stitt--goes well with any BBQ.

Top Review by rsarahl

I made this salad twice because I the result I got the first time was disappointing and I was just sure that a little tweaking would make the difference. The first go, I used room temp watermelon, canned jalapeno and dried parsley. I poured the vinagrette on the salad about 10 minutes before serving and the result was a soggy, slightly broken down salad with dull flavor that needed a good douse of salt and pepper. 2nd go round I prepared it with ice cold watermelon, fresh parsley and fresh jalapeno and the result was a salad with nice contrasts of cold, sweet melon with little spicy bites of jalapeno, and very refreshing mint. The fresh/raw ingredients make the flavor of this salad lively and the color and flavor just burst! We didn't find much salt necessary at all the 2nd time, but did use a couple grinds of fresh cracked pepper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Whisk together oil and vinegar; pour over watermelon mix.
  3. Season well with salt and pepper.

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