Balsamic Infused Watermelon Salad

Balsamic Infused Watermelon Salad with Feta, Thyme and Heirloom Tomatoes
Copyright © 2012 PolyScience; Photos and Recipes by Joe Strybel

Prep time: 10 minutes
Serves: 2

Watermelon, 3 Pieces sliced 1″ batons / 2.5 cm, seeds removed.
1 Large Heirloom Tomato, sliced.
2-3 Cherry tomatoes, sliced in half.

Watermelon Brine:
1/2 oz. Aged Balsamic Vinegar
1/2 oz. Simple Syrup
1/2 oz. Water

1 oz. Crumbled Feta Cheese
Thyme Leaves and Flowers
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 oz. Aged Balsamic Vinegar, reduced to syrup consistency
Maldon Sea Salt Flakes
Fresh Cracked Black Pepper

Step 1:
Place sliced and seeded watermelon into vacuum bag along with brine ingredients.

Step 2:
Place vacuum bag into chamber vacuum sealer and pull a full, 100% vacuum on the fruit.

Step 3:
Remove watermelon from vacuum bag and arrange on plate with feta, tomatoes, thyme, olive oil, balsamic reduction, Maldon and black pepper.


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