Watermelon basil salad

Watermelon basil salad


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About this recipe: This quick and easy chilled watermelon and fresh basil salad gets a kick of flavour from lemon juice, salt and chili powder.


Serves: 4 

  • 10g basil leaves
  • 115g watermelon, cut into cubes
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse sea salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon chilli powder

Prep:20min  ›  Extra time:30min chilling  ›  Ready in:50min 

  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 chilli powder together in a small bowl; sprinkle over watermelon and toss to combine. Chill salad before serving, at least 30 minutes.

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