Watermelon and Cantaloupe Salad with Mint and Basil Vinaigrette (Giada De Laurentiis) Recipe

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Watermelon and Cantaloupe Salad with Mint and Basil Vinaigrette (Giada De Laurentiis)
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  1. Scoop 2 cups each from the watermelon and the cantaloupe using a melon baller. Carve the remainder of the watermelon out and reserve shell.
  2. Add to a blender the chopped mint, chopped basil, lemon juice, simple syrup and amaretto. Blend until smooth.
  3. Add the watermelon and cantaloupe balls to the carved out watermelon half.
  4. Add the vinaigrette to the balls and toss to combine.
  5. Garnish with the mint and basil sprigs and taste.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 244.18 Kcal (1022 kJ)
Calories from fat 0.12 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.01g 0%
Sodium 30.27mg 1%
Potassium 1065.35mg 23%
Total Carbs 59.18g 20%
Sugars 46.23g 185%
Dietary Fiber 2.54g 10%
Protein 7.2g 14%
Vitamin C 105.7mg 176%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 12%
Iron 44.6mg 248%
Calcium 72.5mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 33.01 Kcal (138 kJ)
Calories from fat 0.02 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 4.09mg 1%
Potassium 144.03mg 23%
Total Carbs 8g 20%
Sugars 6.25g 185%
Dietary Fiber 0.34g 10%
Protein 0.97g 14%
Vitamin C 14.3mg 176%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 12%
Iron 6mg 248%
Calcium 9.8mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.4
  • 7

Good Points

  • low calorie,
  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • sodium free,
  • cholesterol free

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