Watermelon Basil Salad


  • 1 cup watermelon
  • 1 cup kale (cut into ribbons/slaw-style)
  • 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 5 leaves basil
  • 1/4 onion
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper


  • Wash kale, tomatoes, and basil under cold water – this keeps them crisp and fresh!
  • Julienne the kale [click here for a quick video on how to do this]
  • Cut cherry tomatoes in half
  • Cut watermelon into cubes
  • Julienne the basil
  • Slice the onion
  • Combine the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and salt and pepper – adjust to your preferred taste
  • Toss all the ingredients together – voila!


This recipe is brought to you by PeerConnect’s chef peer coaches. Come out to the market for free samples of a new recipe each Thursday!


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