recipe by Martha Hall Foose for Screen Doors and Sweet Tea
Photo by Sabrina W. for eat.drink.and be merry.
Serves 8 to 10
4 cups diced, seeded watermelon cubes
1 cup diced cantaloupe cubes
2 green onions, white and green parts, thinly sliced on the diagonal
1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon raw sugar
1 teaspoon ancho chile powder
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
1 tablespoon chopped basil
grated zest and juice of 1 lime
In a large bowl, combine the watermelon, cantaloupe, onions, jalapeno, salt, sugar, chile powder, cilantro, basil, and lime zest and juice. Chill for 30 minutes before serving.