Watermelon Salad with Lime Dressing

Watermelon Salad with Lime Dressing Recipe
Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto
This easy salad is a refreshing way to dress up cubes of ripe summer watermelon. You can toss it together at the last minute, or make it a few hours ahead for a party.


Serves 6

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Recipe Time

Total: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 63
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Protein 0.3 g
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 17 g
Fiber 0.7 g
Sodium 0.1 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1 lime
1/4 cup sugar
4 cups cubed watermelon


1. Zest lime, then cut off and discard outer white membrane. Chop remaining lime into small pieces, reserving juices.

2. Combine lime zest and pieces with their juices, sugar, and 1/4 cup water in a small saucepan. Cook over high heat until boiling. Let cool slightly. Pour lime dressing over watermelon in a bowl and mix to combine.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1 1/2-cup serving.


Angela Baker, Portland,

July 2010
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