Watermelon and Apple Salad with Tamari Lime Dressing
A quick vegan salad that is super vibrant with sweet watermelon, crispy apple, fresh herbs and buttery pine nuts. The savoury tamari lime dressing adds depth and amplifies the sweetness of the salad, making it deliciously perfect for summer entertaining.
Keyword: Budget, Easy, Spring Salad, Summer Salad, Under 20 Minutes
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Remove watermelon rind. Cut the watermelon into 2cm cubes. Set aside for assembly.
Slice the apple into thin matchstick strips and place into a bowl of cold salted water. When ready to assemble, remove from water and pat dry with paper towels.
Over medium-low heat, dry toast pine nuts in a small fry pan until golden brown. Stir and move frequently to avoid burning. Once they are ready, remove quickly from the fry pan.
Wash mint leaves and shake dry. Tightly roll them together and then thinly slice into ribbons.
Wash coriander well and remove any excess dirt. Roughly chop and set aside for assembly.
In a small jar, add all the ingredients - tamari, lime juice, olive oil and organic rice malt syrup together. Shake well and serve.
Place watermelon and apple into a large mixing bowl and add tamari lime dressing. Gently toss together so that the fruit is well coated with dressing.
Add mint and coriander to the mixing bowl and toss together with watermelon and apple.
Transfer watermelon salad into a large serving platter or bowl.
Scatter pine nuts and serve immediately.
Fry Pan Small
Lemon Lime Squeezer
If you don’t have tamari, you can replace it with light soy sauce however, then this will no longer be a gluten-free salad as soy sauce contains wheat. Tamari can be easily bought at most supermarkets.
If not serving a vegan salad, you can substitute rice malt syrup with honey if not available.
Dress salad when ready to serve otherwise the salad may become too watery.