Melon Carpaccio with Basil / Carpaccio de melon au basilic


Age-defying recipes - Recettes anti-âge

the melon is the most advisable fruit in case of heat wave because it is very refreshing and especially diuretic

here is an extremely simple way to prepare it to fully enjoy its freshness

Ingredients: (serves 4)

  1. Open the melon, remove its seeds and then cut into thin slices using a mandoline slicer.
  2. Divide the slices among four plates. Mix the lemon juice and oil and pour on  the melon.
  3. Add pepper and sprinkle with chopped basil. Serve chilled.

Why is it anti-aging?  In addition to being refreshing the melon is particularly rich in provitamin A (beta-carotene) with antioxidant properties. It is also a good source of vitamin C, and vitamins from group B. Regarding trace elements, it is rich in potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, copper, manganese and iodine. It is a…

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