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Watermelon Jalapeno Cups
Any way you slice it, watermelon is an essential ingredient of summer! But for these bold bites, we’re going a different route: cubes! And here’s another curveball: they’ve got a spicy, salty kick.
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Recipe - Stillwater Wine & Spirits
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Watermelon Jalapeno Cups
Prep Time30 Minutes
Servings24
Cook Time30 Minutes
Ingredients
24 seedless watermelon cubes (1-inch)
1/2 cup finely chopped cucumber
1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeno
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 teaspoon lime juice
Pinch of salt
2 tablespoons finely grated Cotija cheese
Directions
  1. Using a small melon baller or measuring spoon, scoop out a small cup in the center of each watermelon cube (save centers for another use).
  2. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients, except Cotija; spoon into watermelon cubes.
  3. Sprinkle cotija over the top of the cubes and serve.
  4. TIP: Cotija cheese is an aged Mexican cheese. Parmesan makes a good substitute for Cotija.
30 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
24
Servings

Shop Ingredients

Makes 24 servings
24 seedless watermelon cubes (1-inch)
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1/2 cup finely chopped cucumber
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1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeno
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1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
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1/2 teaspoon lime juice
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Pinch of salt
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2 tablespoons finely grated Cotija cheese
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Directions

  1. Using a small melon baller or measuring spoon, scoop out a small cup in the center of each watermelon cube (save centers for another use).
  2. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients, except Cotija; spoon into watermelon cubes.
  3. Sprinkle cotija over the top of the cubes and serve.
  4. TIP: Cotija cheese is an aged Mexican cheese. Parmesan makes a good substitute for Cotija.