Weekend Cooking: Watermelon Salad

Watermelon Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes, Belle Chevre Goat Cheese and Georgia Basil

Serves 4

This colorful salad makes a great addition to any summer cookout. Try with feta and mint instead of goat cheese and basil, if you like.


Per serving (about 5oz/152g-wt.): 100 calories (60 from fat), 6g total fat, 3g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 140mg sodium, 10g total carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 3g protein


2 to 3 cups watermelon in bite-sized chunks, seeds removed
2 small ripe tomatoes, quartered
2 to 3 ounces fresh goat cheese, crumbled
2 tablespoons prepared balsamic vinaigrette dressing
2 to 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil


On a large platter or individual plates, arrange watermelon, tomatoes and goat cheese. Drizzle with vinaigrette and top with basil.

Featured on FOX6 News Sunday Morning on August 2, 2009 from Whole Foods Market.