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Watermelon 5 Ways

Dish It Healthy - "Stay Fresh Fruit"

Ingredients

Agua Fresca

  • 3 cups watermelon
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup
  • 1/2 cup water

Watermelon Granita

  • 1 1/2 cups watermelon
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Watermelon Salsa

  • 1 cup watermelon, diced
  • 1/2 cup tomato, diced
  • 1/3 cup orange bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeño, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, minced
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Watermelon Gazpacho

  • 1 cup watermelon, cubed
  • 1/2 cup tomato, chopped
  • 1/3 cup orange bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, chopped
  • 1/3 cup cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for serving

Grilled Watermelon

  • 1 quarter of a medium watermelon, sliced into wedges
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta
  • Fresh mint to taste
  • Balsamic glaze to taste

Steps

Agua Fresca

  1. Blend all ingredients together. Pass through a fine mesh strainer and transfer to a pitcher. Chill in the fridge. Serve with ice.

Watermelon Granita

  1. Blend all ingredients together. Transfer to a bowl and place in the freezer. Scrape the mixture with a fork every 2 hours, to create shaved ice texture.

Watermelon Salsa

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Serve with chips.

Watermelon Gazpacho

  1. Blend all ingredients together. Place in the fridge to chill or serve at room temperature, with a drizzle of olive oil on top.

Grilled Watermelon

  1. Grill watermelon until char marks appear. Serve with feta and balsamic glaze.