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Watermelon Salsa

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1 1/2 teaspoons lime zest (from about 1 lime)
1/4 cup fresh lime juice (from about 3 limes)
1 tablespoon sugar
3/4 teaspoon pepper
3 cups seeded and finely chopped watermelon
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
1 small red onion, finely chopped
8 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
Tortilla or pita chips


Stir together the lime zest, lime juice, sugar and pepper. Add the watermelon, cucumber, jalapeño, onion and basil. Toss gently.

Chill the salsa until ready to serve and add the garlic salt just before serving. Serve with tortilla chips or pita chips. Makes 3 cups.