Today is National Watermelon Day!

    Celebrate this vitamin-packed fruit with a crisp summer salad.

    Watermelon, Cucumber and Tomato Salad

    • 2 cups watermelon, seeded and diced
    • 4 small tomatoes, each cut into 8 pieces
    • 1 cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, slivered

    In a colander, drain the watermelon, tomatoes and cucumbers. Place in bowl and toss with the olive oil and basil.

    For more tips on how to choose, store and prepare watermelons and other fresh fruits and vegetables, see the Seasonal and simple guide. The recipes included within the guide use simple preparations and seasonings, so you can enjoy fruits and vegetables at the peak of their flavor.