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Watermelon pairing guide

I’ve attached a great fact sheet on watermelon from www.watermelon.org.

watermelon facts from watermelon.org

Variation(s): N/A

Tip(s):see attached fact sheet from www.watermelon.org

Seasonality:Summer

Best Cooking Method(s):Raw

Some popular dishes:cold raw dessert, punch or cooler, salad, smoothie, sorbet, soup (gazpacho)

Key nutritional attributes:Packed with some of the most important antioxidants in nature. It is an excellent source of vitamin C, and is also a very good source of vitamin A, notably through its concentration of beta-carotene. These powerful antioxidants travel through the body neutralizing free radicals.

Complementary Ingredients:

(ingredients in bold text are most compatible)

Herb Garden & Spice Rack cilantro, lemony herbs (anise hyssop, basil, kaffir lime), mint, parsley, pepper (black, white), salt, sugar
Vegetable & FruitGarden Vegetables:cucumber, fennel, peppery greens (arugula)

Fruit:blackberries, blueberries, lemon, lime, melon (cantaloupe), olives (black), orange, pomegranate, raspberries, tomatoes

Dairy Farm feta, goat cheese, sharp salty cheeses (Armenian tel paneer, Asiago, Marnchego)
Stocks & Consumes
Pasta & Legumes
Meat
Poultry
Fish & Shellfish crab, shrimp
Liquors Tequila, vodka
Condiments & Miscellaneous vanilla, vinegars (balsamic, sherry)

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