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Watermelon Salad with Lime Dressing

Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto
Total time 15 mins
Yield Serves 6
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.

Ingredients

  • 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 cups cubed watermelon

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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