Watermelon Moments with Maggie

Watermelon Moments with Maggie

Watermelon Moments with Maggie

Looking for a fruit to help cool down on a hot day? Look no further – watermelon to the rescue! Here’s 3 very simple serving ideas, best served chilled in each case.

Serves:

Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Dessert, Desserts & Sweet Treats, Drinks, Smoothies & Drinks, Snacks
Diet Child Friendly, Dairy Free, Diabetic Friendly, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Low Carb, Sugar free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

Keep it simple! Melon wedges

  • 1 small watermelon
  • Juice of 1-2 limes

Watermelon Pizzas

  • 2-4 watermelon slices then cut into triangles
  • 2 tbsp ricotta
  • 2 tbsp Greek yoghurt
  • Seasonal berries strawberries, raspberries, blueberries
  • Juice of 1-2 limes

Watermelon and Raspberry Smoothie

  • ½ small chilled watermelon, outer rind removed, cut into chunks
  • 125 grams raspberries 1 small punnet
  • Juice of 1-2 limes

Method

Keep it simple! Melon wedges

  • Using a chopping board, first slice the watermelon and in half and then into thick slices – about 2cm. Then cut into small triangles and serve on a platter with a squeeze of lime juice.
  • Watermelon Pizzas
  • Arrange watermelon slices on a large platter. Mix the ricotta and yoghurt in a small bowl then dollop a spoonful of the mixture onto of each melon slice. Top with berries and a squeeze of lime juice.

Watermelon and Raspberry Smoothie

  • Place the watermelon, raspberries and juice of lime in a blender, blitz till smooth.
  • Pour the smoothie into a tall glass and serve immediately.
  • Place the watermelon, raspberries and juice of lime in a blender, blitz till smooth.

Maggie's Tips

  • Purchase small to medium watermelon, it is easier to cut :-)
  • Store watermelon in your fridge to keep it nice and chilled for serving.
  • Vegan and dairy free options for watermelon pizzas: Swap ricotta and Greek yoghurt for coconut yoghurt.

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