Fresh Mozzarella Watermelon Salad
Recipe courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board.
2 cups small seedless watermelon balls
2 cups mozzarella cheese
1 cup fresh chopped basil leaves (purple or green)
1 bunch green onions, trimmed and chopped
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
Balsamic vinegar as desired
- Toss together the watermelon, mozzarella, basil, green onions and oil. season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve over a bed of baby greens with crostini on the side. Drizzle a bit of balsamic vinegar over if desired.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 244; Total Fat: 22g; Saturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 34mg; Total Carbs: 5g; Protein: 9g; Sodium: 154mg.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board.