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Watermelon Basil Salad

"A quick salad of watermelon and basil. The chili powder plays well with the sweetness of the melon."
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50 m servings 10 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Stack basil leaves on top of each other and roll tightly into a log. Slice lengthwise into thin ribbons.
  2. Combine basil slices and watermelon in a large bowl. Drizzle lemon juice over watermelon.
  3. Mix salt and chili powder together in a small bowl; sprinkle over watermelon and toss to combine. Chill salad before serving, at least 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 10 calories; 0.1 g fat; 2.5 g carbohydrates; 0.3 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 122 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I followed the quantities exactly. You absolutely have to like salt on your watermelon to like this. My husband loved it. I couldn't eat it.

What a great combination

7.7.16 Had a chilled mini melon in the fridge, so decided to give this a go for lunch today. The combination of basil with that little bit of lemon, chili powder and kosher salt is almost magi...