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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Fruit Recipe

Open Face Watermelon Sandwiches

1/4 medium-sized watermelon, seeds and rind removed
1 handful fresh mint leaves, chopped
8 ounces goat cheese
1/2 loaf crusty bread, sliced thin
  olive oil
  kosher salt to taste
  fresh ground pepper to taste

Crumble chilled goat cheese into a small bowl. Lightly mix cheese and chopped mint. Taste for seasoning and adjust with salt and pepper. Cut bread into 8 small slices and drizzle with olive oil. Toast bread slices until golden brown and crispy on top. Let bread cool slightly. Spread cheese mixture on the top of each slice of bread. Cut watermelon slices into fun shapes and layer watermelon on top of cheese. Lightly season the top of the sandwiches with salt and pepper. Serve at room temperature.

4 servings

Look for "Fresh from Florida" ingredients at your grocery store.

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