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!
Servings 8 people
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 4-5 fresh mint sprigs
- 1 medium ripe watermelon
- sea salt to taste
- 1 pkg basil chive Boursin cheese
- pickle slices
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.
Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 630mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 3222IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg