Zesty Watermelon & Jicama Salad

When it’s hot outside, this cool salad is so refreshing.

Zesty Watermelon & Jicama Salad

Easy and flavorful, this salad just might become your go-to BBQ side dish!
Print Recipe
CourseSalad, Side Dish
Servings10
Calories37kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups watermelon rind removed, seeded and cubed into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup crumbled cotija cheese or another crumbly cheese such as feta
  • 1 cup chopped peeled jicama
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder or more, to taste
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped (or another fresh, leafy herb such as basil or thyme)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt optional

Instructions

  • Wash hands with soap and water.
  • Wash watermelon well before cutting.
  • Put watermelon in a serving bowl.
  • Squeeze lime juice over watermelon cubes.
  • Sprinkle with chili powder and salt, if desired.
  • Stir together gently and serve right away.

Notes

If bringing this dish away from home, keep watermelon separate from other ingredients then, toss together before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Zesty Watermelon & Jicama Salad
Serving Size
 
1 serving
Amount per 1 Serving
Calories
37
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Cholesterol
 
3
mg
1
%
Sodium
 
103
mg
4
%
Carbohydrates
 
7
g
2
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin D
 
1
µg
7
%
Calcium
 
28
mg
3
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
Potassium
 
106
mg
3
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Summer melons are the star in this yummy salad.

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