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Enjoy late summer tomatoes and watermelon!

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.

Serves 6

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