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Watermelon Skewers


These bites of melon, ricotta salata, and mint pair well with Grapefruit Sparklers.

  • Yield: Serves 8 to 10
grapefruit sparkler cocktail

Photography: Stephen Lewis

Source: Martha Stewart Living, July 2003


  • 1/4 large seedless watermelon, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 2 bunches fresh mint, leaves separated
  • 10 ounces ricotta salata, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • Freshly ground pepper, optional


  1. Arrange melon cubes on a serving platter. Lay a mint leaf on top of each, then add a cheese cube. Insert skewers through stack; sprinkle with pepper, if desired.

  2. Chill, covered, until ready to serve, up to 3 hours.

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  • MS12262597
    15 MAY, 2012
    I have tried this with French Style Feta Cheese. Amazing.