Strawberry, Tomatillo and Watermelon Salad

4.7 from 3 reviews

This may be the most refreshing and thirst quenching summer salad you’ve ever had! And this watermelon salad only takes 10 minutes to make from start to finish!


  • 3 cups watermelon (rind and seeds removed, chopped bite size)
  • 8 strawberries (hulled and chopped bite size)
  • 1 cup tomatillos (chopped bite size)
  • 1 shallot (finely chopped)
  • 12 mint leaves (shredded)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • salt to taste


  1. Put watermelon, strawberries, tomatillo and shallots in a bowl and gently toss.
  2. Drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar and gently toss once more.
  3. Sprinkle black pepper and top with mint.
  4. Season with a little salt and serve immediately.


This strawberry, tomatillo and watermelon salad salad will keep refrigerated for up to 1 day.

Soak the sliced shallot in cold water for 10-15 minutes to remove some of the bitterness.


Keywords: recipe, side dish, fruit salad, barbecue, pot luck, appetizer, vegetarian, gluten-free

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