This super healthy appetizer (or simple alternative to a salad) provides a surprising pop of flavor. Try it and discover a new flavor combo that is sure to delight the taste buds!
Watermelon and Confit of Tomato Stack
1 small watermelon , preferably seedless
6 tablespoons slow roasted tomatoes or good-quality tomato paste
6 tablespoons chopped pistachios, toasted
¼ cup Saba or Balsamic vinegar
opal (or other) basil leaves and, or flowers, julienned
Slice watermelon into 1 ½" thick pieces. Using a biscuit cutter (or even a small drinking glass) make 6 solid discs of melon. Place on serving plate.
Top melon with with slow roasted tomatoes or a thin layer of tomato paste. Use a table knife or small offset spatula to smooth top.
Top with chopped pistachios and a small drizzle of Balsamic vinegar. Garnish with julienned basil leaves and flowers.