Speedy summer snacks with Mario Batali

Batali whips up three red-themed snacks for summer to promote his project RED campaign, which highlights the importance of people's food choices this month and underscores the power of lifesaving HIV/AIDS medication.
2:34 | 06/06/17

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He can take any ingredient out of your fridge, out of your kitchen and make a great dish in less than a minute and has has vid videos to prove it. This is wild garlic. Blue cheese, dirty carrots. Really. Dirty. Mario is going to give us healthy snack options using red foods and we're also going to talk about the eat red save lives campaign, important to you. Yes, fantastic. It was invented by Bobby shriver and Bono ten years ago, the red campaign about creating funding for drugs that cost 30 cents a day to help those with AIDS in sub-saharan Africa. Restaurant partners all over the United States and you can help in June. So generous with your time. Let's get to it. Everything here is red as you see. We have three audience members go and pick red things out of our pantry and make dishes. Come on in. Come on in here. Now, your mission if you accept is you're going to make snacks out of each thing they chose. Watermelon. Tomatoes and strawberries and start with watermelon. What did you choose, watermelon. Watermelon. I got a blender and lime juice and just like so, a little bit of jalapeno. A lot of salt just like that. Jalapeno and scallions. Less than a minute to get that done. Yes, and delicious. And, ladies and gentlemen. Voila. You have a delicious soup just like that. Take a shot, young lady. Tell me what you think. All right, Mario, let's move on to strawberries. Strawberry, easy, all you take is balsamic vinegar and cut them up, drizzle it. What. Balsamic vinegar, salad dressing, what's going on, toss, toss, toss. Take a little bit of either sour cream or mascarpone on top. Black pepper. 30 seconds. Tomatoes, we've got green tomatoes and red. Cut them up, make them into a caprese, extra virgin olive oil and some basil and there you have it, ladies and gentlemen. The reddish. Eat red, save lives.

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