Seedless Watermelon SavouriesAfter a silly-season of savouries, its nice to know there are healthy alternatives, to pies and pastries, made with Seedless Watermelon the great tasting treat thats good for you too!
Containing 92% water and only 8% sugar, Seedless Watermelon is crunchy and sweet, and perfect for everything from casual barbeque bites to classy cocktail canapés, all depending on how you choose to use it!
For a sure to impress snack at your next social gathering, try slicing this crunchy fruit into cubes or triangles, and dipping one side into a bowl of crushed pistachio nuts or the exotic Egyptian spice Dukkah - made from a variety of toasted seeds and nuts.
Alternatively, finely chop Seedless Watermelon into small pieces, combine with feta cheese and olives, heap into pastry cups and pass around at family get-togethers.
Or how about wowing your workmates by whipping up these easy to make treats in the office kitchen, and arranging creatively on a platter for after work drinks? Youll not only impress your boss, but youll give your colleagues a head start to a healthy weekend, as Seedless Watermelon is a great source of vitamin C and Lycopene - a powerful antioxidant found only in a small number of fruit and vegetables. So next time you serve up a savoury, get creative and freshen up with these great suggestions, all made from great-tasting Seedless Watermelon, perfect for all palates, all year round!
Fresh Mozzarella and Seedless Watermelon SaladServing size: Serves 4
1 wedge Seedless Watermelon, cubed
1 whole fresh mozzarella, sliced
1 bunch fresh basil leaves, torn
3 salad onions, trimmed and finely chopped
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 bag fresh baby spinach leaves
Fresh cracked salt and pepper to taste
Warm toasted Ciabatta bread and butter.
1. Combine the baby spinach, Seedless Watermelon, mozzarella, basil and salad onions in a large bowl.
2. Drizzle over olive oil and balsamic vinegar and season with salt and pepper to taste.
3. Toss well and serve with the warm toasted Ciabatta and butter.