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Red, White, and Blue Watermelon Treat

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


•    4 cups cubed seeded watermelon
•    4 Tbsp. lime juice, divided
•    1/4 c. granulated sugar
•    1 Tbsp. orange juice
•    2 c. blueberries, fresh or frozen
•    1/3 c. vanilla or lemon nonfat yogurt


•    In large bowl, toss watermelon cubes with 3 tablespoons lime juice; cover and chill. In small saucepan, stir together sugar, orange juice and remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes. Add blueberries; continue cooking just until liquid returns to a boil. Cool to room temperature. Divide watermelon among 6 bowls; spoon blueberry sauce over and drizzle with yogurt.

Makes 6 servings.

Per Serving: about 104 calories, 0.7 grams (g) of fat, 25 g of carbohydrate, 1 g of fiber, and 33% of the daily recommendation for vitamin C.

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