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Watermelon and Blue Cheese

Ingredients

  • 12-16 1-inch thick chunks ripe watermelon
  • 3 ounces crumbled blue cheese
  • FOR DRESSING:
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup champagne vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil or canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup roasted pine nuts

Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cook Time:

Serves:

12

Here’s a culinary combo you might not have tried. The contrasting flavors of watermelon and blue cheese create a delightful taste experience.

Why Try? You’re ready for a flavor adventure, right? Go for it.

Foodie Byte: The addition of the pine nuts adds another layer of taste and texture complexity. Don’t leave the nuts out of the mix.

Preparation

  1. Place watermelon pieces in a large bowl and crumble the blue cheese over the watermelon.
  2. In a bowl combine shallot and vinegar. Let stand 10 minutes. Whisk in oil and thyme until well blended. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Drizzle the dressing over the watermelon and blue cheese.
  4. Sprinkle with roasted pine nuts. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Calories 95, Carbohydrates 3g, Cholesterol 5mg, Fat 9g, Fat Calories 79, Fiber 0.22g, Protein 2g, Saturated Fat 2g, Sodium 99mg. Daily Values: Calcium 40.57mg 4%, Phos 49.84mg 5%, Copper 0.06mg 3%, Zinc 0.43mg 3%, Panto 0.17mg 2%, Biotin 0.35mcg 117%, Iodine 0.67mcg 0%, Magnesium 12.4mg 3%, Iron 0.33mg 2%, Vitamin B6 2%, Vitamin C 3%, Vitamin B12 2%, Vitamin D 0%, Vit E-a-Toco 3%, Vitamin A 4%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.