Crisp Watermelon Salad with Jalapeno & Bacon
Watermelon Salad with Jalapeno and Bacon. A fabulous flavour medley of sweet, smokey, salty and spicy.
3 strips bacon sliced in half lengthwise and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
2 cups watermelon flesh cut into 2" cubes or scooped into balls
1 cup English cucumber slices
2 large jalapeno peppers sliced into rings
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves chopped
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated
1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
juice of one lime
In a skillet over medium high, cook bacon pieces until just crisp.
Remove bacon to a paper towel lined plate and allow to cool
In a bowl, gently toss together all remaining ingredients
Add bacon and toss again to combine.
This salad is best when cold, so use produce ingredients that have been chilled in the fridge before making the salad.