This watermelon & heirloom tomato salad is a mouthful of summer!  So easy to make and yet it tastes like a five-star dish.

Watermelon & Heirloom Tomato Salad from 40-Year-Old Vegan

Sandra Sellani co-author of the award-winning 40-Year-Old Vegan Cookbook ( makes Watermelon and Heirloom Tomato Salad today on LunchBreakLIVE at 1230 PT/330 ET. Featuring Violife vegan feta!

Posted by Jane Velez-Mitchell on Sunday, July 15, 2018

Watermelon & Heirloom Tomato Salad with Vegan Feta & Pistachios from 40-Year-Old Vegan

Serves: 2


  • 2 chunks of seedless watermelon, 2 x 2 x 2
  • 4 T. of heirloom tomatoes, diced small
  • 1 T. vegan feta, diced small or crumbled (recommended brand Violife)
  • 1 T. red onion, diced small
  • 2 T. fresh small basil leaves
  • 2 T. Balsamic reduction
  • 2 T. pistachios, coarsely chopped
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Toast pistachios is small non-stick pan until they begin to get brown and toasted. Set aside.
  2. Mix tomatoes, feta and red onions in a bowl – sprinkle with a pinch of salt and pepper – set aside.
  3. Place watermelon cube on a serving plate.
  4. Top watermelon with half of the tomato/feta mixture.
  5. Drizzle half of the balsamic reduction on bottom of plate.
  6. Sprinkle with toasted pistachios and basil leaves.
  7. Repeat with remaining piece of watermelon.