Tomato, Watermelon, and Shrimp Salad

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Tomatoes and watermelon may seem like an unlikely pairing, but these summer favorites taste delicious together. The honey-balsamic dressing enhances the sweetness of the heirloom tomatoes.

Yield :  4 servings


  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons while balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs, such as basil, oregano, or marjoram
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 cups baby arugula or spring salad mix
  • 1 to 1¼ pounds ripe red or yellow heirloom tomatoes, cored and cut into wedges
  • 1 pound large cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 cups chopped seedless watermelon
  • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled or cubed


  • Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, herbs, honey, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Spread greens on a serving platter. Top with tomatoes, watermelon, shrimp, and onion.
  • Drizzle dressing over salad and sprinkle with feta. Serve immediately.


Recipe by Julia Rutland.

Tomato, Watermelon and Shrimp Salad
Tomato, Watermelon and Shrimp Salad!