Individual and Family
What’s the perfect summer food? Watermelons! The average American eats roughly 14 pounds of watermelon a year. Watermelons are 92% water, so they can help keep you hydrated during the hot summer months. They also pack a lot of nutritional benefits while being low in calories. They contain B vitamins, vitamins A and C, potassium, and magnesium.
Watermelons are in season between May and September in the U.S.. To find the perfect watermelon follow these 3 steps:
Seedless watermelons are the most popular type. They are a little more expensive than seeded watermelons, but are worth it for convenience sake.
Once you’ve chosen the perfect watermelon, you can put it in a salad! Play off of their sweetness with sour, spicy, bitter, and salty flavors.
This recipe should yield 6-8 servings.
Combine the following:
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