Kickin’ back and keepin’ it cool as we celebrate throughout the month of July National Watermelon Month. To commemorate the juicy deliciousness of this incredible fruit, here are a couple of cool, refreshing recipes from the kitchen of Real Simple. Try this Watermelon Salad With Mint and Crispy Prosciutto.
4 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto
3 pounds watermelon (including rind)
6 radishes, quartered
4 scallions, sliced
1/4 cup fresh mint, torn
1/4 cup salted peanuts, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
kosher salt and pepper
Click here to get directions.
To complement your salad, wash it down with a refreshing glass of Watermelon and Basil Iced Tea.
8cups boiling water
8 tea bags
1/8 medium-size watermelon, cut into small triangles
1 small bunch fresh basil sprigs
sugar, to taste (if desired)
Click here to get directions on how to prepare this cool beverage. And to think watermelon could be this exotic!