"Basil pairs perfectly with watermelon, and the jalapeno gives it a spicy kick."
Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid
Watermelon-Jicama Salad
Total:
25 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
25 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Combine the watermelon and jicama in a large bowl. Add the lime zest. Stir in the jalapeno, chives, scallion, cilantro and basil. Mix well.

In a separate small bowl, whisk the lime juice, lemon juice and olive oil until blended. Season to taste with salt and pepper and drizzle over the watermelon-jicama mixture. Toss in the Cotija cheese. Check the seasoning and add more salt and pepper if needed.

Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate up to 2 hours.

Photograph by David Malosh

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