Watermelon Slices with Basil Sea Salt

Now I know that a tad of salt actually adds a pleasant contrast and helps bring out some of the watermelon’s sweetness. Basil, which goes perfectly with watermelon, provides a nice accent.
May 15, 2009


Sprinkle the watermelon with the basil salt and serve each guest two slices.

About this recipe

From the book Vegan Soul Kitchen by Bryant Terry. Excerpted by arrangement with Da Capo Lifelong, a member of the Perseus Books Group. Copyright © 2009.

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