Gluten Free Watermelon Cilantro Salad

I love using seasonal produce to make interesting and tasty dishes for my guests to enjoy.  This salad is so refreshing on a hot summer day.  Your guests will no doubt be asking you for the recipe.  As an added bonus, it is a simple dish to put together.

Watermelon is full of health promoting nutrients such as Lycopene. Most people love watermelon though, because it is a classic summer fruit that is associated with all the fun events people enjoy in the summer.

Happy Summer!

Gluten Free Watermelon Cilantro Salad

Prep time 20 minutes
Dietary Casein Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Raw Food Diet, Vegan, Vegetarian
Meal type Salad, Side Dish
Misc Healthy Snacks, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold
Occasion Barbecue
By author Melissa Belser

Ingredients

  • 4 Ounces pure unsweetened lime juice (or juiced limes)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 Medim red tomato (chopped)
  • 1 Medium yellow tomato (chopped)
  • 1 bunch fresh Cilantro (chopped)
  • 2 Small cucumbers (halved and sliced)
  • 1 Large red onion (peeled, halved and thinly sliced)
  • 8 Cups seedless watermelon (cubed)

Note

When picking out watermelon, the ripe varieties will usually have a yellow spot with a brown patch on it.

Directions

Place lime juice in large bowl. Add salt and whisk until dissolved.
Wash tomatoes, slice off core, and cut into cubes. Do not remove skin. Add to bowl and gently stir.
Finely chop cilantro and add to bowl.
Slice cucumber in half and slice making half circle shapes and do the same with the red onion. Add both to bowl.
Remove rind from seedless watermelon. Make sure the pieces of watermelon used are firm. This will require picking out a ripe watermelon. If center feels soft, cut that out using only firm pieces.
Add to bowl and gently stir. Refrigerate for 2 hours and serve.

 

 

 

 

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