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Mint Watermelon Salad Recipe

Mint Watermelon Salad Recipe

I invented this refreshing fruit salad one sultry afternoon while my friends were gathered around my pool. It was quick and easy to prepare and disappeared from their plates even quicker. Even the kids loved it! —Antoinette DuBeck, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 mn. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 6 cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint
  • Lemon wedges, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice, oil and sugar. In a large bowl, combine watermelon and mint. Drizzle with lemon juice mixture; toss to coat. Serve with lemon wedges if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 56 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 fruit.