Savory Watermelon Basil Salad
Fresh garden herbs and juicy watermelon make this savory watermelon basil salad a perfect side dish for hot summer days. Dairy, Grain, Gluten Free + Vegan
- 1/4 cup diced red onions
- 3 stalks fresh lemon basil (can sub for regular basil and a squeeze of lemon juice)
- 1/4 cup chopped red shiso herb (can sub for parsley and dash anise)
- 1 tbsp chopped chives
- 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1 mini watermelon
Wash and dice basil and shiso leaves.
Mix all ingredients (except the watermelon) together in a salad bowl
Cube watermelon and add to the bowl mix
Toss watermelon, coating evenly with herb mixture.
Serve and Enjoy
Red Shiso can be substituted with parsley and a dash of anise. Lemon Basil can be replaced with regular basil and a squeeze of lemon juice. Any fresh herbs will work well in this salad so feel free to use what you have on hand (cilantro, parsley, mint, you name it).