Heirloom Tomato and Watermelon Salad with Ricotta Salata

An impressive salad with wonderful colors and bright, fresh flavors -- it's perfect for summertime entertaining.

Serves: 8
20 mins Prep time
20 mins Prep time
  • Mix oil, vinegar, sea salt and pepper in small bowl until well blended. Mix basil and mint in small bowl. Set aside

  • Arrange 1/4 cup loosely packed arugula leaves on each of 8 plates. Divide tomato slices, ricotta salata and watermelon among plates. Arrange decoratively as desired

  • Sprinkle basil-mint mixture and red onion evenly over each salad. Drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with additional sea salt and pepper, if desired. Serve with grilled bread slice, if desired

Cooking tip

Test Kitchen Tip:
•Ricotta salata is a firm cheese with a mildly salty flavor. It is available in some supermarkets and specialty foods stores, and in Italian markets and cheese shops.
•Serve with 8 diagonally sliced French bread slices, 1/2-inch thick, grilled.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 168Calories: 168Cholesterol: 19mg
  • Sodium: 437mgProtein: 5g
  • Total Fat: 12gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 10g