Watermelon, Tomato and Goat Cheese Salad
 
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A light, refreshing salad served in a watermelon bowl filled with watermelon, tomatoes, cucumbers and topped with a drizzle of balsamic dressing and goat cheese.
Serves: approx 4 cups
Ingredients
  • 2 cups watermelon, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 cup cucumber, peeled, diced
  • 1 tbsp. goat cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tbsp. mint leaves, sliced thin
  • 1 tbsp. balsamic dressing (your favorite)
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
Instructions
  1. Using a small watermelon, approx 8 lbs., cut in half, the short way (width side). Reserve half of the watermelon for another use. On the remaining half of watermelon, spoon out the inside, making a hollow bowl. Cut the spooned out watermelon into bite size pieces, about 1" square. Turn the hollowed watermelon bowl upside down to drain; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, add the diced watermelon, tomatoes and cucumber; carefully mix until combined. Add mint, balsamic dressing, salt and pepper. Mix until combined. Add mixture to the watermelon bowl. Top with goat cheese.
Notes
Calories per cup: 58, Fat: 2, Sodium: 60, Potassium: 233, Carbs: 9, Fiber: 1.1, Sugar: 6, Protein: 2.3
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2013/08/23/watermelon-tomato-and-goat-cheese-salad/