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Chili Lime Watermelon

This chili lime watermelon is the perfect summer snack! It's savory and sweet with crumbled cotija cheese and lots of lime. Delish!
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  • 4 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • ΒΌ teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 lime, zest grated and juiced
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled cotija cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


  • Place the cubed watermelon in a large bowl. Sprinkle with the pinch of salt and the chili powder (using more if you wish!). Toss well. Squeeze on the lime juice and top with the lime zest.
  • Add the crumbled cotija cheese and cilantro. Serve immediately!

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