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Basil watermelon skewers

After a solid stretch of beachcombing, these succulent skewers are the perfect snack

July 29th, 2008

Recipe by Nanna Simonsen

"Very easy to prepare, and I liked it overall, but the kids wouldn't eat the basil!"
Jacquie Conlin, mom of Charlotte, 3, and 16-month-old Mary, New Lowell, Ont.

Makes 8 skewers
  • 1 red seedless watermelon
  • 1 yellow seedless watermelon
  • 1 bunch basil
  • wooden skewers
  1. Cut off watermelon skins and cut flesh into large chunks. Put in a lidded container and freeze for 2 hours.

  2. Skewer watermelon, alternating basil leaves in between chunks of watermelon.

Nutrients Per Serving

(1 skewer) 19 calories, 0 g fat, 5 mg calcium, 0 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrates, 0 g fibre, 1 g protein.

Basil watermelon skewers
Photo by Lars Ranek

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