• Watermelon Cups

September 23, 2016

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Watermelon Cups
Recipe Type: Dessert
This is a super COOL idea for these hot August nights!
Ingredients
  • 1 seedless watermelon - cut into large cubes
  • ¼ cup cucumber – seeded & diced very small
  • 1 ripe peach, small dice
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • ½ fresh jalapeno, small dice (seeds and membrane removed)
  • 2 tbsp. fresh cilantro or mint, finely chopped plus several small whole leaves to garnish
  • kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper
Cream Sauce:
  • ½ cup cream fraiche or sour cream
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 tbsp. minced fresh jalapeno
  • 12 tbsp. feta, finely crumbled
  • kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper
Instructions
  1. Stir to combine thoroughly.
  2. Season to taste with kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper.
  3. With a melon baller scoop out the middle of each rectangle leaving about 1 cm wall of melon on the edges and the bottom.
  4. Repeat this process until all the watermelon cups have been hollowed out.
  5. Place all of the watermelon cups on a plate/tray, loosely cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until ready to be filled.
Make the filling:
  1. Add the diced jicama, peaches, jalapeno, cilantro, and lime juice.
  2. Toss gently to combine and thoroughly coat all of the ingredients with the lime juice to prevent them from oxidizing and turning brown.
  3. Season to taste with kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper.
  4. Set aside.
Make the cream sauce:
  1. To a bowl add the cream fraiche, chopped cilantro, lime juice, jalapeno, and feta.
  2. Stir to combine thoroughly.
  3. Season to taste with kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper.
Fill each of the watermelon cups with the fruit salad.
Garnish with a little dollop of cream and a small cilantro leaf.
Serve and enjoy!