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Watermelon with mint and lime

Watermelon with mint and lime
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Total time: 10 minutes, plus chilling time | Serves 6
Note: Adapted from recipe by Teresa Fanucchi in "A Place at the Table".
  • 6 cups (about 3/4 pound) seedless watermelon cubes, from about 1/4 seedless watermelon (rind removed)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of two limes

Step 1In a large bowl, toss the watermelon cubes with the mint, olive oil and lime juice. Chill the salad for at least 1 hour before serving.

Each serving:
70 calories; 1 gram protein; 13 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram fiber; 2 grams fat; 0 saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 10 grams sugar; 2 mg. sodium.
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