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Sweet and Spicy Watermelon Ricotta Salad

Author: Samantha Ferraro


  • 1 cup of watermelon cut into medium sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup strawberries hulled and cut in half
  • 3 Tb Fresh ricotta cheese
  • Sprinkle of chili-lime salt
  • Balsamic vinegar for drizzling
  • Fresh basil for garnish (optional)

Chili-Lime Salt

  • 1/4 c kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1/2 lime zested


  • Arrange cut watermelon and strawberries on your plate.
  • Dollop fresh ricotta cheese along the salad. For homemade ricotta, please click here.
  • Sprinkle chili-lime salt over your salad (you will have extra, save it for a margarita).
  • Drizzle balsamic and top with basil if desired.