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Icebox Watermelon

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About Icebox Watermelons

Icebox watermelons weigh between 5-15 lbs. Nicknamed Icebox for their smaller size and ability to fit in iceboxes. These watermelons are easy to travel with and have an exceptional sweet flesh.

How to Select

Choose symmetrical watermelons with dried stems and yellowish undersides, heavy for size.

How to Store

Store whole watermelons at room temperature. Refrigerate cut watermelons in airtight container for use within 5 days.

Nutrition Benefits

Watermelons are fat free, saturated fat free, sodium free, cholesterol free, high in vitamin A, and high in vitamin C.

Watermelon Gazpacho

Servings: 4    Preparation Time: 10 Min     Calories/Serving: 170

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups watermelon
  • 2 medium apples
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1/2cup green bell pepper
  • 1tsp dried basil
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1/4tsp black pepper
  • 1/4tsp chili powder
  • 1tbsp cider vinegar

Directions:

  1. In a blender, puree the watermelon until smooth; pour into a large bowl
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients, cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or until well chilled
Icebox Watermelon
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