Spicy Watermelon, Ricotta & Tomato Salad

A quick, colourful, refreshing salad
A quick, colourful, refreshing salad
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½ Watermelon skin removed and sliced into 1-cm thick wedges
200 g Cherry tomatoes halved
60 g Rocket leaves
1 Jalapeño pepper fresh , sliced
150 g Ricotta cheese
1 large handful of Fresh mint leaves
1 large handful of Coriander fresh leaves
35 g Pistachio nuts roasted and chopped
3 tbsp Olive oil
Juice of 1 Lime
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste

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Spicy Watermelon, Ricotta & Tomato Salad


I love the idea of decorating a dinner party table with beautiful salad platters and this Spicy Watermelon, Ricotta and Tomato Salad is one of my most favorite choices. The colors are vibrant and exciting and elevates every table setting.

With delicious and juicy, pink watermelon wedges tossed with fresh cherry tomatoes, rocket leaves and jalapeño slices as the base for the salad and flavored with fresh mint and coriander leaves then drizzled with olive oil, lime juice and topped with ricotta cheese and roasted and chopped pistachio nuts. I love the textures in this combination. 

To make Spicy Watermelon, Ricotta and Tomato Salad, you will need the following ingredients:

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Steps to make Spicy Watermelon, Ricotta & Tomato Salad


Combine salad


In a large bowl toss 1-cm watermelon wedges from ½ a watermelon with 200 grams of cherry tomato halves, 60 grams of rocket leaves and slices from 1 jalapeño.


Add dressing


Add half of the fresh mint and coriander leaves, about a handful in total, and drizzle 3 tablespoons of olive oil and the juice from 1 lime and toss to coat.


Add toppings


Transfer to a salad serving bowl and top with dollops of ricotta cheese from 150 grams of ricotta, sprinkles from 35 grams of roasted and chopped pistachios and the remaining fresh mint and coriander leaves.




Season with salt and pepper for serving!

If you’re always on the lookout for new salad ideas then try our Spicy Watermelon, Ricotta and Tomato Salad for something fresh and exciting. Full of the best flavors, colors and textures with a little kick of chili that you’re gonna love. If you do, let us know and tag #cookmerecipes online to be in touch.

Nina dreams of gender equality and for women all over the world to feel empowered and enjoy the same freedom she has. She’s a careful consumer, believing that by being more conscious about the way we live we can make the world a better place! Already a vegetarian, she uses animal products sparingly and tries to produce as little waste as possible. Most of her recipes are vegan as a result!

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My favorite watermelon salad!

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