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red summer salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Sara Bonham
Chula Vista, CA

This is an amazing gluten free/vegan recipe. I live with a couple people who are gluten free and also a vegan so this was a good choice. DELICIOUS!!! Don't let the ingredients steer you away from this fresh and sweet treasure :)

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For red summer salad

  • 2 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 c
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pt
    cherry tomatoes
  • 2
    large tomatoes
  • 3 tsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh chopped tarragon
  • 4
    strawberries hulled and cut into slices
  • 1 c
    watermelon cubed and cold

How To Make red summer salad

  • 1
    Whisk the balsamic vinegar, lemon juice and olive oil in a bowl. Taste for seasoning; add salt and pepper and a teaspoon of sugar to sweeten. Set aside.
  • 2
    Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and slice the large tomatoes into wedges. Arrange in a single layer; season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with the remaining sugar. Add the watermelon cubes, tarragon, and strawberries; toss.
  • 3
    Divide the tomato mixture among plates. Drizzle with more dressing, and serve immediately.