The reserved watermelon flesh from the Pickled Watermelon Rind is perfect for this recipe.
Makes 8 to 10 servings
4 cups seeded and cubed red watermelon
4 cups seeded and cubed yellow watermelon
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon lime zest
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
1 tablespoon seeded and thinly sliced jalapeño pepper
1 tablespoon thinly sliced shallots
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup crumbled Cotija cheese*
Combine first 5 ingredients in a large glass bowl. Stir in Pickled Watermelon Rind and next 6 ingredients. Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately, or cover and chill up to 2 hours.
*Feta cheese may be substituted.