Minted Watermelon Salad

slices of watermelon and lemon with mint leaves
Prep Time: 
10 minutes
Number of Servings: 
Serves 4
Recipe Source: 
Naturally Lean by Allyson Kramer ($22.99, Da Capo, 2016)


  • 2 cups cubed and seeded watermelon (about 1-inch cubes)
  • Zest of 1 lemon (about 1 tsp)
  • 12 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh mint leaves


  1.  Place watermelon in a medium-size bowl. Toss with lemon zest, salt, and lemon juice.
  2.  Fold in chopped mint leaves. Let rest for 10 minutes before serving. Best if served chilled.
  3.  Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Nutrition Info: 
25 Calories, 1 g Protein, 0 mg Cholesterol, 6 g Carbohydrates, 5 g Total sugars (0 g Added sugars), 1 g Fiber, 0 g Total fat (0 g sat), 196 mg Sodium, Vitamin C