Refreshing Watermelon and Mint Salad recipe

Refreshing Watermelon and Mint Salad recipe
Watermelon and mint always taste best together, but are you aware that there is more good reason to combine them? Watermelon is an excellent source of iron, while mint has not just iron but vitamin C too. Iron and vitamin C work best as a team as the latter is needed for iron to work best. So, now, always remember to throw in a few sprigs of mint every time you use watermelon in a salad or juice! The Watermelon and Mint Salad is a winner in terms of taste and good looks, as the olives and mint leaves stand out against the pinkish red background of watermelons. Serve this refreshing salad fresh or chilled.
Preparation Time: 

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

 

3 cups watermelon (tarbuj) cubes
1/4 cup mint leaves (phudina)
2 tbsp sliced black olives
To Be Mixed Together Into A Lemony Honey Dressing
2 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp honey
1 tbsp olive oil salt and to taste

Method

 

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the salad in a bowl and toss well.
  2. Add the lemony honey dressing and toss well.
  3. Serve immediately or refrigerate for at least 1 hour and serve chilled.

 

Nutrient values per serving

Energy Protein Carbohydrate Fat Iron Vitamin C
70calories 0.4 gm 7.9 gm 3.5 gm 8.4 mg 6.2 mg

 

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