Watermelon Slices with Mint and Lime

Watermelon Slices with Mint and LimeRecipe
Photo: Christopher Baker

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional 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


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


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.