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Southwestern Watermelon Salad Recipe

Southwestern Watermelon Salad Recipe

Cilantro, jicama and lime give this refreshing fruit salad created by our Taste of Home Test Kitchen a Southwestern kick.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings


  • 4 cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • 2 cups cubed peeled mangoes
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled jicama
  • 3 tablespoons chopped sweet onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash cayenne pepper


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the watermelon, mangoes, jicama, onion and cilantro. In a small bowl, whisk the lime juice, honey, vinegar, lime peel, salt and cayenne. Pour over fruit mixture; gently toss to coat.
  • 2. Cover and chill for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2/3 cup) equals 81 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 55 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.