Melons come in many varieties and in different sizes. Fresh slices, fruit salad, juicing, savoury combinations with lean ham, prawns, smoked chicken, roast duck or prosciutto.
Green skinned with paler green stripes with dark pink flesh and black glossy seeds. A new variety is seedless.
All melons should be heavy and firm for their size. Avoid damaged or soft melons. Watermelon should sound hollow when tapped.
Under refrigeration and when cut cover with plastic film.
All melons should be served chilled. Remove skin and seeds with a sharp knife.
Watermelon cubes with thinly sliced onion rings and cubes of feta for a refreshing salad.
Try this recipe that uses watermelon:
Watermelon is a good source of vitamin C.
One cup of watermelon provides one serve of fruit.
Serving size: 1 cup, 161 g
115.9 ug (13% RDI*)
12.9 mg (29% RDI)
*Recommended Dietary Intake
Contains vitamin A
Good source of vitamin C