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Watermelon Basil Salad

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"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
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 2.5 0.3 0 122 Full nutrition

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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.

Easiest recipe but so tasty!! I probably used more basil then needed.....I looooooove not be afraid of the chili. Gives it just a hint of spicy which is countered by the sweet basil ...

7.21.19 ... ... Ya know how you like some foods separately, but not together? I was hesitant to try this recipe because of that...

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...