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Watermelon Slices with Mint and Lime

Real Simple SEPTEMBER 2004

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 37mg
  • Calories: 148
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 38g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Fat: 0g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Protein: 2mg
  • Saturated fat: 0g
  • Sodium: 5mg
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