Watermelon Basil Salad

Watermelon Basil Salad

Salad Fruit Salads

A quick salad of watermelon and basil. The chili powder plays well with the sweetness of the melon.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 10
Preparation time: 20m
Total cooking time: 50m


  • 1/4 cup basil leaves
  • 4 cups 1/2-inch cubes watermelon
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder


  • 1   Stack basil leaves on top of each other and roll tightly into a log. Slice lengthwise into thin ribbons.
  • 2   Combine basil slices and watermelon in a large bowl. Drizzle lemon juice over watermelon.
  • 3   Mix salt and chili powder together in a small bowl; sprinkle over watermelon and toss to combine. Chill salad before serving, at least 30 minutes.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 0.1g  
    Saturated Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg  
Sodium 122mg 5%
Potassium 46mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 2.5g  
Dietary Fiber 0.2g  
Protein 0.3g  
Sugars 2g  
Vitamin A 350IU  
Vitamin C 4mg  
Calcium 7mg  
Iron 0mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 0mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 5mg  
Folate 3mcg