Mint Watermelon Summer Salad

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Happy National Watermelon Day!  This Mint Watermelon Summer Salad is the perfect summer treat to satisfy your sweet tooth.  And by adding mint you turn an ordinary melon into a refreshing dessert.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups chopped watermelon
  • 1 tbs mint, finely chopped

Directions:

  • In a large bowl, combine watermelon and mint
  • Refrigerate for one hour (or until chilled)
  • Pro Tip: For a fun twist, consider adding fresh lime juice, black pepper, and/or feta cheese!

Health Benefits of Watermelon:

  • Watermelon is over 90% water, which will help keep you hydrated
  • Loaded with vitamins A & C as well as potassium
  • Contains a phytonutrient (lycopene) that helps prevent cancer and heart disease

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