By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe
May 27, 2023 (IANSlife) It is the summer season and the first thing we need to take care of is hydration. Hydration is the most important aspect of staying healthy, nutritionists advise on maintaining a diet full of juicy fruits and vegetables. A light meal is a perfect companion for one to stay hydrated. But this does not necessarily mean these meals need to be boring! What better way to make a healthy and delicious meal than Chef Sanjeev Kapoor himself providing a solution for the soaring heat with a Watermelon Salsa?
Watermelon is known to have a high-water content, antioxidants, and amino acids, making it the number one hydration buddy for the summer. It is also high in potassium, along with vitamins A and C. It is sweet and packed with lots and lots of water, which is an excellent source of hydration, as it is made up of 92 percent water. Watermelon's health benefits also include the fact that it is low in calories and high in fiber – a combination that makes it an excellent food choice for people who are trying to lose weight.
Mix it with some savory ingredients and have yourself a perfect salsa.
Watermelon Salsa Recipe by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, Fast&Up, Goodeatz
Watermelon salsa is perfect for a dip with tortilla chips. The sweetness of the watermelon is balanced by the heat of the jalapeño and the freshness of the cilantro, making it a flavorful and healthy addition to any meal. Combine diced watermelon with diced tomatoes, red onion, jalapeno pepper, cilantro, and lime juice for a sweet and spicy salsa.
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