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Strawberry-Basil Watermelon Cups

Strawberry-Basil Watermelon Cups

  • Prep 30min
  • Total30min
  • Servings24

These fresh, fun watermelon cups will be a hit at your next cocktail party or summer soirée.MORE+LESS-

Updated September 20, 2016

Ingredients

24

(1 1/2-inch) cubes seedless watermelon (from 1 large watermelon)

1

cup finely chopped fresh strawberries

1

tablespoon crumbled feta cheese

2

tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

Steps

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  • 1

    Using melon baller, scoop out center of each watermelon cube from top (about 3/4-inch deep), and reserve for another use. Transfer watermelon cups to serving platter. In medium bowl, mix strawberries, olive oil and salt.

  • 2

    Spoon strawberry mixture into watermelon cups. Top with cheese and shredded basil.

Expert Tips

  • For a little extra sweet and tart flavor, serve the cups drizzled with a balsamic reduction. In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, heat 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar to a simmer over medium heat; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until reduced to 1 tablespoon. Remove from heat; cool.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
15
Calories from Fat
5
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1/2g
1%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
30mg
1%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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