Watermelon Board Appetizer
Juicy salted watermelon drizzled in mint infused simple syrup, served with basil chive cheese and overnight pickles. If you like watermelon appetizers, this one will knock your socks off!
Appetizer, Side Dish
fresh mint sprigs
medium ripe watermelon
sea salt to taste
basil chive Boursin cheese
Make the simple syrup by combining sugar and 1/2 cup water to a small sauce pan over medium low heat. Stir occasionally until sugar is melted.
Remove from heat and add 3 fresh mint sprigs, allow to cool, remove mint and chill.
Slice watermelon into wedges and place on a large cutting board or serving platter.
Salt the watermelon and drizzle with mint infused syrup. Serve alongside Boursin cheese and milk pickle slices. Garnish watermelon with fresh mint leaves.
You will have left over mint infused simple syrup. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Use it in your lemonade, Iced tea, or
You can also use the
homemade Boursin cheese in this post
. Just don't thin it out to sauce.
I like to use homemade