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Fresh garden herbs and juicy watermelon make this savory watermelon basil salad recipe a perfect side dish for hot summer days. Dairy, Grain, Gluten Free + Vegan
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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
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, BBQ, dairy free, gluten free, grain free, vegan

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 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

Instructions

Directions:

  • Wash and dice basil and shiso leaves.
  • Mix all ingredients (except the watermelon) together in a salad bowl
    Fresh garden herbs and juicy watermelon make this savory watermelon basil salad recipe a perfect side dish for hot summer days. Dairy, Grain, Gluten Free + Vegan
  • Cube watermelon and add to the bowl mix
  • Toss watermelon, coating evenly with herb mixture.
    Fresh garden herbs and juicy watermelon make this savory watermelon basil salad recipe a perfect side dish for hot summer days. Dairy, Grain, Gluten Free + Vegan
  • Serve and Enjoy

Notes

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).