Red, White, and Blue Watermelon Salad

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Independence Day is a time for family, friends, picnics, and fireworks. This colorful red, white, and blue watermelon salad recipe is perfect for Independence Day! Watermelon, tomatoes, white peaches, bananas, blueberries, and a zing of jalapeño, topped with a yogurt cheese dressing — It’s a juicy, refreshing and delicious celebration for the 4th of July.

Red, White, and Blue Watermelon Salad

Red, White, and Blue Watermelon Salad


  • 1 qt. blueberries
  • 2 white peaches, diced
  • 2 Creole tomatoes, diced
  • 3 banana peppers, diced
  • 1/2 large watermelon, sliced into 1 inch round slices
  • 1 pt. yogurt cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. jalapeño, minced
  • 3 tbsp. basil, chopped (I used a mix lemon basil, blue basil, and Christmas basil)
  • 1 tsp. lemon thyme


  1. In a large bowl, mix together blueberries, peaches, Creole tomatoes, and banana peppers.
  2. Place enough of the mixture to cover a whole slice of watermelon.
  3. In a smaller bowl, mix together yogurt cheese, jalapeño, and herbs.
  4. Drizzle yogurt cheese dressing on top of fruit mixture.
  5. Cut watermelon salad into slices like pizza.

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