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Watermelon And Blackberries With Lemon Syrup

Good health doesn't get any simpler than this four-ingredient melon and berry salad dessert.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2001

  • Yield: 5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Chill: 30 Minutes


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cups seeded watermelon balls
  • 2 cups fresh blackberries


Combine first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan; stir well. Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat; cook 45 seconds or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; cover and chill 30 minutes.

Combine watermelon and blackberries in a large bowl; add lemon syrup, and toss gently.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 108
  • Fat: 0.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 1.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 26.4g
  • Fiber: 3.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Iron: 0.5mg
  • Sodium: 3mg
  • Calcium: 29mg

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