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Recipe: Watermelon with mint and lime

Recipe: Watermelon with mint and lime

July 15, 2010
  • Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times
Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times (l59oivnc/2048/2048x1365 )

Watermelon with mint and lime

Total time: 10 minutes, plus chilling time

Servings: 6

Note: Adapted from recipe by Teresa Fanucchi in "A Place at the Table"

6 cups (about 3/4 pound) seedless watermelon cubes, from about 1/4 seedless watermelon (rind removed)

2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Juice of two limes

In a large bowl, toss the watermelon cubes with the mint, olive oil and lime juice. Chill the salad for at least 1 hour before serving.

Each serving: 70 calories; 1 gram protein; 13 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram fiber; 2 grams fat; 0 saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 10 grams sugar; 2 mg. sodium.

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