Watermelon Basil Salad

Watermelon Basil Salad

Watermelon Basil Salad

Recipe By: Chefthompson
“A quick salad of watermelon and basil. The chili powder plays well with the sweetness of the melon.”

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup basil leaves
  • 4 cups 1/2-inch cubes watermelon
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder

Directions

  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 chili 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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