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Watermelon Basket With Fresh Berries

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Ingredients
  Watermelon 1 Small
  Strawberries 1⁄2 Pint, hulled
  Blueberries 1⁄2 Pint
  Mint sprig 10
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Draw a scalloped edge on paper and cut out the design.
2 Use this as a guide for cutting the watermelon into a basket.
3 If needed, draw and cut out another design for the handle.
4 Carefully place the design pattern over the watermelon and cut the melon to match it.
5 Slowly lift the top of the basket, and scoop out all the watermelon meat using a melon-ball scoop.
6 Leave about 1/2 inch of the fruit intact to line the basket.
7 Set aside a few sprigs of mint for garnish.
8 Chop the remaining mint.
9 In a bowl, toss the mint with the watermelon balls, strawberries, and blueberries.
10 Transfer the watermelon mixture to the prepared baskets.
11 Using a plastic wrap or foil, wrap the basket.
12 Place in the refrigerator and chill until serving time.

SERVING
13 Serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Watermelon
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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