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Watermelon Basil Salad recipe

A quick salad of watermelon and basil. The chilli powder plays well with the sweetness of the melon.

Ingredients

– ¼ cup basil leaves
– 4 cups 1/2-inch cubes of watermelon
– 2 teaspoons of lemon juice
– ¼ teaspoon of kosher salt
– ¼ teaspoon chilli powder

Directions / Instructions

Step 1

Stack basil leaves on top of each other and rolls tightly into a log. Slice lengthwise into thin ribbons.

Step 2

Combine basil slices and watermelon in a large bowl. Drizzle lemon juice over watermelon.

Step 3

Mix salt and chilli 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: 2 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 0.4g; sodium 121.8mg.

source – cooking365coza

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