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Summer melon salad

Gluten Free

Low in sodium, saturated fat and cholesterol, melons pack a nutritional punch. Cantaloupe and watermelon are good sources of fiber and potassium as well as vitamins C, K and B6.

Ingredients

1 cup cubed cantaloupe or watermelon
1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in halves
1 cup diced cucumber
¼ cup chopped fresh mint
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon honey
½ cup feta cheese crumbles
lemon juice, to taste
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
*optional: salt, to taste

 

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the melon, tomatoes, cucumber and mint. Toss. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil and honey. Drizzle over the salad and top with feta cheese. Season with lemon juice and pepper, to taste. Add a sprinkle of salt, if desired.*
  3. Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings

Recipe contains: milk

Carb choices per serving: 1/2

*Option not included in nutrition facts

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First Published: 08/18/2021
Last Reviewed: 08/18/2021

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Turn up the heat with harissa paste! Just 1 tablespoon of this chili-pepper-infused paste added to the olive oil and honey dressing gives it an extra kick. Adjust the amount to your taste.

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