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Cucumber Watermelon Salsa

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This brings two summertime staples, cucumber and watermelon, together for a fresh new taste! Although this is a salsa recipe and the serving size listed reflects that, a larger portion can make a great side dish! This is a featured recipe from our Preschool Food Adventure.

Ingredients

Food
Amt
Units
Prep
Notes
1 cucumber, diced
cucumbers
1
diced
diced watermelon
3
cups
1 mango, diced
mangos
1
diced
½ bell pepper, diced (red or yellow)
bell peppers
½
diced
red or yellow
diced red onion
¼
cup
8 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
fresh basil leaves
8
finely chopped
1¼ teaspoon lime zest (about 1 lime)
lime zest
teaspoon
about 1 lime
¼ cup lime juice (about 3 limes)
lime juice
¼
cup
about 3 limes
1 tablespoon honey
honey
1
tablespoon
⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
garlic powder
teaspoon
⅛ teaspoon salt
salt
teaspoon

Method

Combine cucumber, watermelon, mango, bell pepper, onion, and basil in a large bowl. To a small bowl, add lime zest, lime juice, honey, garlic powder, and salt and whisk together. Pour lime juice mixture over salsa and mix gently. Serve with chips.

Prep time
10 min
Cook time
0 min
Yields/Serves:
24 servings (2 tablespoons each)
Nutrition Information

Yum Ratings

😫😟😐😀😍 “I like it because it's so juicy!” —Zoey, age 5
😫😟😐😀😍 “Too juicy” —Amelia, age 9
😫😟😐😀😍 “I like the way it tastes” —Eliana, age 5
😫😟😐😀😍 “A good summer bite” —Owen, age 6