Watermelon Salad with Cotija and Serrano Chiles

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2020, America's Test Kitchen TV

Pairing sweet, luscious melon with salty, savory elements is nothing new—it's how you do it that can make all the difference.

SERVES4 to 6

TIME20 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Melon salads are ideal hot-weather fare, but they're prone to some common pitfalls: namely, watered-down dressings and garnishes that slide to the bottom of the salad bowl. Because watermelons vary in sweetness, we started by tasting our wa...

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