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Watermelon Slices with Mint and Lime

Photo: Christopher Baker
Yield Makes 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 chilled seedless watermelon, about 5 to 6 pounds
  • ½ bunch fresh mint
  • 4 limes—2 zested, 2 juiced
  • 3/4 cup sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calcium 37 mg
  • calories 148
  • caloriesfromfat 0 %
  • carbohydrate 38 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • fat 0 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • iron 1 mg
  • protein 2 mg
  • satfat 0 g
  • sodium 5 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cut the watermelon into 2-inch-thick rounds and cut into 4 wedges, as shown. Chop the mint leaves and place in a medium bowl with 2 tablespoons of the lime zest. Add the sugar and stir well. Place the watermelon on a serving plate and squeeze the lime juice over the wedges. Sprinkle on the mint-lime sugar.