Watermelon-Mint Salad with Buffalo Mozzarella and Balsamic Reduction




Watermelon-Mint Salad with Buffalo Mozzarella and Balsamic Reduction

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4 -6 Salads
Author: A Bachelor & His Grill


  • 1 small seedless watermelon cubed and lightly drizzled in honey
  • 2 cups heirloom cherry tomatoes sliced
  • 2 jalapenos sliced and seeded
  • 1 small-medium red onion finely sliced
  • Green spring onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup buffalo mozzarella cheese pearls
  • 1 splash olive oil
  • 2 splashes balsamic vinegar
  • Fresh ground sea salt and peppercorn to taste
  • Balsamic reduction to garnish
  • 1/2 cup pistachios roasted and chopped
  • Fresh leaves of mint and basil to garnish


  • Prepare watermelon by slicing into cubes, then drizzling with honey. Set aside. Per instructions above, prepare tomatoes, jalapenos, red and green onions. Set aside.
  • In a large salad bowl toss together watermelon, tomatoes, jalapenos, mozzarella, red and green onions. Splash with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
  • To plate, place 2 large scoops of the tossed fruits, cheese and vegetables into bottom of serving bowl. Season to taste. Drizzle with balsamic reduction. Garnish with pistachios and herbs. Serve.