Watermelon and Tomato Salad
Holly Clegg
Written by Holly Clegg

Holly Clegg’s Eating Well to Fight Arthritis

An ingredient mixture of cool crisp watermelon, juicy tomatoes, and fresh basil with balsamic vinegar creates an extraordinary and invigorating light salad.

Makes 10 (1/2-cup) servings


  • 4 cups scooped out watermelon balls or chunks
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped basil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Salt to taste


  1. In bowl, combine watermelon, onion, tomatoes and basil. Whisk together oil and vinegar, toss with salad. Season to taste. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutritional information per serving:

Calories 46, Calories from fat 29%, Fat 0g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 6mg

Carbohydrate 8g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 6g, Protein 1g

Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat


About the author

Holly Clegg

Holly Clegg

With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg has become a healthy culinary expert on practical easy, healthy recipes through her best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® cookbook series, including the more health focused cookbooks, Diabetic Cooking with the ADA, Eating Well Through Cancer and Eating Well to Fight Arthritis.