Tomato, Watermelon & Avocado Salad

Enjoy this refreshing healthy salad recipe as a side dish or dice the tomatoes, watermelon and avocado smaller (1/2- to 1/4-inch pieces) and serve as a condiment for grilled fish, shrimp or chicken.

Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 ½ cups cubed medium tomatoes (1-inch)

  • 1 ½ cups cubed watermelon (1-inch)

  • ½ jalapeño, seeded, if desired and very thinly sliced

  • Zest of 1 lime

  • 2 tablespoons grated peeled fresh ginger

  • 3 tablespoons lime juice

  • ½ teaspoon toasted (dark) sesame oil

  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 ripe avocado, cubed (1-inch)

  • 2 teaspoons black sesame seeds

  • 2 tablespoons torn fresh mint leaves

  • ½ teaspoon flaky sea salt, such as Maldon (see Tip)


  1. Gently toss tomatoes, watermelon, jalapeño and lime zest in a medium bowl.

  2. Place ginger in a fine-mesh strainer over a small bowl and press on it to extract all its juice. Discard the pulp. Whisk lime juice, oil and kosher salt into the ginger juice.

  3. Add the ginger mixture to the tomato mixture along with avocado and sesame seeds; gently toss to combine. Sprinkle with mint and sea salt.


Maldon sea salt has been produced in the town of Maldon, England, since 1882 with seawater from off the Essex coast. Its large, flaky crystals enable you to use just a tiny pinch of salt to deliver a big hit of flavor.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

129 Calories
9g Fat
13g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Serving Size 1 1/4 cups
Calories 129
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 2g 5%
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Vitamin A 1070IU 21%
Vitamin C 26mg 28%
Folate 58mcg 15%
Sodium 219mg 10%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Magnesium 36mg 9%
Potassium 504mg 11%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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