Sweet & Tangy Watermelon Salad

Sweet & Tangy Watermelon Salad

4 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, Summer 2003

Looks like tomato—surprise, it's watermelon.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2½ teaspoons sugar
  • 2 cups diced seeded watermelon
  • 2 cups diced cucumber
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ cup unsalted dry-roasted peanuts, toasted (see Tip) and coarsely chopped


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  1. Stir together vinegar and sugar in a medium bowl until the sugar almost dissolves. Add watermelon, cucumber and cilantro; toss gently to combine. Just before serving, sprinkle with peanuts.
  • Tip: To toast nuts: Heat a small dry skillet over medium-low heat. Add nuts and cook, stirring, until lightly browned and fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl to cool.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: about ⅔ cup
  • Per serving: 63 calories; 3 g fat(0 g sat); 1 g fiber; 8 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 14 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 2 g added sugars; 410 IU vitamin A; 6 mg vitamin C; 14 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 2 mg sodium; 163 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: ½ fruit, ½ vegetable, ½ fat

Reviews 4

September 09, 2011
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By: Kewlgranny
This looks great! All the things I love in one salad.....I will be giving this a try very soon and I'm betting it will live up to the 5 stars I'm going 2 give it.
October 19, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
Love the picture!!!! And the recipe sounds really good too! I am into watermelon salads now and I recently made a recipe from the Modern Vegetarian cookbook - Chile-Roasted Feta and Watermelon Slab http://cuceesprouts.com/2010/10/chile-roasted-feta-and-watermelon-slab/ Try it, I think you will enjoy it!!!!
June 30, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
This is such a new and unusual taste combination that after I tried it at home, I made it at a weekend bbq get together and everyone raved. They had to know where I got the recipe. Very tasty!
April 27, 2010
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