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Monday, July 12, 2010


You know how you have this huge 15 lb watermelon sitting in your fridge, and you can't decide what to do with it? Buying one of those puppies just for a family 3 is guaranteed you'll have leftovers. This is one of the easiest, most simple, consistently asked for recipes. I make watermelon salsa very single summer. Sometimes I add jalapenos, sometimes even a little habanero, but this particular recipe is for kids and adults alike. Everyone likes this salsa. It would be fantastic on grilled fish. There are 5 ingredients. Yes, you heard me. FIVE. We should call this HIGH FIVE SALSA.


1/4 Watermelon
2 limes
1 bunch cilantro
2 white onions
2 tbs salt

Chop your watermelon and white onion into a small dice. Put in a large bowl.
Finely chop the cilantro-add to bowl.
Using a microplane, zest the limes and squeeze the juice into the bowl.
Add salt and mix all together.
Taste for salt, the watermelon is super sweet so I tend to have a heavy hand with the salt to balance it.

I've also used mint and lemon instead of the cilantro and lime. It's equally as delicious and a little more refined.
This salsa is great for tacos, and all seafood.

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