Watermelon Cubes

Watermelon Cubes – Recipe
Take a bite out of summer with our Watermelon Cubes! These small bites are packed with flavor and are the perfect summer snack. These refreshing cubes feature our housemade Basil Oil and Balsamic Salt. YUM!

Watermelon Cube

Ingredients
Seedless Watermelon
Mozzarella Cheese Ball
Basil Leaves
Olive Oil
Kosher Salt
Balsamic Vinegar

Cut watermelon, approximently into 1/2 inch think slices
Cut slices into 1×1 cubes
Carve out indentation into watermelon cube with spoon
Place Ciligene Ball onto indentation

Arrange on tray, drizzle with Basil Oil (see recipe below) and sprinkle with Balsamic Salt (see recipe below)

Basil Oil – Ingredients 
2 cups Tightly Packed Basil Leaves
2 cups Olive Oil

Basil Oil – Directions
Blanch basil Leaves in boiling water and shock in ice bat
Dry to remove excess water and rough chop
Place in blender with oil and puree to smooth
Strain through cheesecloth twice
Store refrigerated until needed
Should be room temperature at time of use
(May be stored up to 1 week)

Balsamic Salt – Ingredients 
35 oz. Kosher Salt
6 cups Balsamic Vinegar

Balsamic Salt – Directions
Over medium heat, reduce vinegar by ½ (approximately 20 minutes)
Add Kosher Salt, stir and reduce heat to low
Continue to cook until almost dry, stirring often
Pour onto a tray with pan liner place in a low oven 200 degrees and allow to dry completely (approximately 2 -3 hours)

When completely dry, process in a spice grinder until fine.

Store in container with lid closed tightly.

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