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“This had basil stems steeped in a simple syrup to infuse the herb's full of flavor - so delicious!!”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. In a saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Add basil stems, chili and lemon zest, remove from heat. Allow the syrup to cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for 15 minutes or up to 24 hours. Remove basil stems and discard. In a bowl, toss melon with the chilled syrup. Add salt and basil leaves, and gently toss. Drizzle with olive oil and serve.

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