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Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

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This watermelon mozzarella salad stack is a delightfully delicious summer dish! It doesn't have to be served as a stack, but we think it's so pretty this way!

An overhead shot of three stacks of watermelon mozzarella salad.

Why You'll Love this Watermelon Salad

This watermelon mozzarella salad is a wonderful flavor combination that is a great side dish or appetizer.

It's a great little dish to serve at a brunch or summer party. The juicy and sweet watermelon pairs incredibly well with the creaminess of the mozzarella.

It's a rich flavor profile for a salad with so few ingredients. 

Ingredients for a watermelon mozzarella salad on a marble background.

Ingredients for this Watermelon Salad

Here's what you'll need to make this delicious watermelon salad - a small, seedless watermelon, a ball of mozzarella, some olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and salt.

Top it with mint, basil, and some microgreens for lots of flavor!

A side shot of a stack of watermelon and mozzarella.

How to Make this Salad Recipe

This salad is super easy to make! Here's what you need to do.

  1. Create the shapes. Using a cookie cutter, cut out circles from the watermelon and slice the mozzarella.
  2. Build the stack. Layer the watermelon and mozzarella in stacks.
  3. Dress the salad. Drizzle the stacks with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and salt.
  4. Top with herbs. Top with basil, mint, and microgreens.

More Watermelon Recipes You'll Love

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An overhead shot of one stack of watermelon mozzarella salad.

Tips for Making this Salad

The true key to this salad is a very ripe watermelon. From May till August, watermelons are at their peak.

You don't have to serve this salad as a stack, it can be spread out across a plate.

Yield: Makes 4 servings

Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

An overhead shot of three stacks of watermelon mozzarella salad.

This watermelon mozzarella salad stack is a delightfully delicious summer dish!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 small, seedless watermelon
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon flaky sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons roughly chopped mint
  • 2 tablespoons roughly chopped basil
  • 2 tablespoons microgreens

Instructions

  1. Cut the watermelon into plates and use a cookie cutter to cut out circles from the watermelon and slice the mozzarella into 1/2 inch slices. 
  2. Layer the watermelon and mozzarella in stacks. 
  3. Drizzle the stacks with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and salt. 
  4. Top with basil, mint, and microgreens. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 221Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 822mgCarbohydrates: 14gFiber: 0gSugar: 10gProtein: 11g

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