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Honey Melon Salad

Honey Melon Salad


​Since melon season is just about over, I wanted to post this uncomplicated recipe today so you could bid a fond farewell to this summertime staple. The pineapple mint shown in the photo is a nice touch.

 

Serves: 6      Serving size: 1 cup      Preparation time: 20 minutes tops     Chill time: 1 hour




Ingredients 1-1/2 cups cantaloupe chunks 1-1/2 cups honeydew chunks 1-1/2 cups watermelon chunks 1/2 cup red or green grapes 1/2 cup fresh dates, chopped coarsely 1/2 cup slivered almonds 2 ounces fresh orange juice 4 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon mace Fresh mint leaves

Directions 1. Combine fruit and nuts in a large bowl. 2. Mix together orange juice, honey and mace. (Heat honey a little if necessary to mix.) 3. Pour this liquid mix over the fruit. 4. Turn into a serving bowl and garnish with mint.  Chill for an hour before serving.

I hope you enjoy this dish. Let me know if you’ve tried it and how it turned out.

Good cooking to you, ​Linda​​​​ ​​​Note: Would you like a printout of this and other recipes? These directions may help: Use your mouse to select only the text you want to copy rather than the entire page. Then press Ctrl+C, open your Word program and press Ctrl+V to paste the semi-formatted text. Print it from there.

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