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Refreshing Tomato and Cantaloupe Salad

This is a ridiculously simple 4 ingredient recipe (not including the S&P) for a tomato and cantaloupe salad.

It’s a great light lunch or a simple side for dinner. Tomato and cantaloupe is a glorious combination, that I know you’ll enjoy!

cantaloupe tomato salad in a serving bowl with a spoon

What You’ll Need to Make a Tomato and Cantaloupe Salad

  • 1 cantaloupe, scooped with a melon baller
  • 15 cherry tomatoes (or 1 pint), halved
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 5 leaves basil leaves, chiffonaded or roughly chopped
  • pinch of salt & pepper
cantaloupe tomato salad ingredients
melon slices with balls cut out

How to Make This Super Simple Salad

  • Halve the cherry tomatoes.
  • Chop or ball the melon.
  • Chop or chiffonade the basil leaves.
  • Combine the cantaloupe and cherry tomatoes in a bowl.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and top with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with basil, toss to combine, and serve immediately.

More Easy Summer Salads

We hope you enjoy this flavor combination as much as we do! It’s really important to use a very ripe cantaloupe for this recipe to be outstanding.

Let us know if you make this cherry tomato salad recipe with cantaloupe and what you think of it!

Yield: 2 to 4 side salad servings

Tomato and Cantaloupe Salad

cherry tomato and cantaloupe salad in a white serving bowl with a spoon

This is a ridiculously simple 4-ingredient salad with tomatoes and cantaloupe!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cantaloupe, scooped with a melon baller
  • 15 cherry tomatoes (about 1 pint), halved
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 5 leaves basil leaves, chiffonaded or roughly chopped
  • pinch of salt & pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine the cantaloupe and cherry tomatoes in a bowl.
  2. Drizzle with olive oil and top with salt and pepper.
  3. Garnish with basil, stir to combine, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 207Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 213mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 5gSugar: 32gProtein: 4g

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Ferhana

Saturday 27th of May 2017

Will give it a tryAnother great combination I discovered recently is celery & grapes

Emily Wilson

Monday 29th of May 2017

Sounds great! I'll try it :)