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June 28, 2012

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Watermelon is high in vitamin A and beta-carotene. To learn more about the benefits certain vitamins provide for the body, visit our website.

Watermelon Salad

Watermelon Salad

Do watermelon and onions in the same dish sound a little unusual? Take our word for it, the combination is wonderful! This recipe was created by Jean-Marc Fullsack, chef for Dr. Dean Ornish's lifestyle-change program.

Ingredients

Makes 3 1-cup servings

3 cups seedless watermelon cubes
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion, rinsed
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint, or 1/2 teaspoon dried mint
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a salad bowl and toss to mix. If possible, chill before serving.

Per serving (1/6 recipe): 62 calories; 0.3 g fat; 0 g saturated fat; 4% calories from fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 1.2 g protein; 14.9 g carbohydrates; 11.7 g sugar; 1.2 g fiber; 82 mg sodium; 23 mg calcium; 0.9 mg iron; 13.7 mg vitamin C; 542 mcg beta-carotene; 0.3 mg vitamin E

Recipe from Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer by Vesanto Melina, M.S., R.D.; recipe by Jean Marc Fulsack

 

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