Cooking from the Summer Garden at CAYA Smokehouse Grill
Summer salads are popular fare this time of year, and you don't have to have a real 'green thumb' or go over the top to create one that everyone can enjoy.
Chef Jeff Rose, of the CAYA Smokehouse Grill in Wolverine Lake, joined the Fox2 News anchors in the kitchen Sunday morning to show how to cook right from your summer garden, and to showcase some of his signature summer dishes.
Watch the video above, follow the recipe and click here for more information about the menu.
Tomato Watermelon Salad Mint Vinaigrette
- ½ cup minced jalapeño
- 1 ½ Tbl shallot minced
- 6 clove garlic minced
- 1 cup chiffonade mint
- 2 cup EVOO
- 2 cup red wine vinegar
- ½ cup honey
- 2 cups watermelon cubed
- 2 ea heirloom tomatoes
- ¼ cup diced red onion
- ¼ cup Spanish cheese or feta
Salt and pepper to taste. To make the vinaigrette: In a separate bowl combine the watermelon, tomato, onion, and cheese. Pour enough vinaigrette to evenly coat all items. Serve immediately.