Special Diets | 5 August 2016Recipe for a raw tomato and watermelon layered dish Share article facebook twitter google pinterest What’s not to love about raw dishes– they’re filled with health benefits, fresh flavors and beautiful colors that would make anyone’s mouth water! Check out this gorgeous and refreshing Tomato and Watermelon Layered Dish from Easy, Affordable Raw – perfect for BBQs or for when you need something quick. Tomato and watermelon are perfect partners in this easy and refreshing dish that is ideal for a hot summer day. Best of all, it only takes minutes to prepare. ¼ cup (60 ml) olive oil ¼ cup (60 ml) agave ¼ cup (60 ml) balsamic vinegar ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic 2 cups (300 g) thinly sliced watermelon, rinds removed 2 cups (360 g) thinly sliced tomatoes ½ cup (75 g) sliced green bell pepper ½ cup (50 g) sliced scallions In a bowl, whisk together the oil, agave, vinegar, salt, black pepper, and garlic. Assemble the watermelon, tomatoes, bell pepper, and scallions in layers, much like putting together a dish of lasagna. Lay down the first layer of watermelon. Then add a layer of tomato, then a layer of bell pepper and onion. Spoon some of the dressing onto each layer. Continue making layers until the ingredients have been used up. This dish is best fresh, but any leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for a day or two. Yield: 2 ServIngs Easy, Affordable Raw kickstarts your raw food lifestyle with everything that you need to know. How do I organize my kitchen? What kind of ingredients should I buy? Pie for breakfast? Lisa Viger, author and raw food expert, easily breaks down the raw food lifestyle including health and environmental benefits of a raw food diet. She also answers common questions about nutrition, protein, and energy. With more than 100 recipes that are affordable, simple, and quick to prepare, you’ll be enjoying a better-feeling, cleaner body in no time. Inside you’ll find fantastic salads, entrees, desserts, condiments, cheeses, and more! Easy, Affordable Raw is a practical handbook and recipe book that makes the raw food lifestyle totally accessible for anyone, anywhere, even on a smaller budget. Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.