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Tuesday, August 28 2012

Watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew, and cucumbers are tossed with a light vinaigrette to make this fresh and simple side salad.

 


 
Melon Salad with Sweet Sesame Dressing
Recipe from 
Servings: Makes 6 servings.
Total Time: 30 mins
 
 
ingredients
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    1/3  cup  sugar
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     Tbsp.  champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar
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    1/2  tsp.  kosher salt or salt
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    1/2  tsp.  ground ginger
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     Tbsp.  vegetable oil
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     Tbsp.  extra-virgin olive oil
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    1-1/2  tsp.  sesame seeds, toasted
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    1/2  tsp.  toasted sesame oil
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      Dash  cayenne pepper
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     cups  cut up seedless watermelon
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     cups  cut up cantaloupe
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     cups  cut up honeydew
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     cup  sliced English cucumber
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        Lettuce leaves
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        Snipped fresh cilantro (optional)
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        Crisp cooked bacon, drained and crumbled (optional)
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directions
In small saucepan combine sugar, vinegar, salt, and ginger. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Place in a medium bowl. Slowly add both oils to sugar mixture in a thin steady stream, whisking constantly until thickened. Stir in sesame seeds, sesame oil, and cayenne pepper; set aside.
 
In large bowl combine melon and cucumber. Add 1/2 cup of the dressing; toss to coat. Line salad bowls or a platter with lettuce; top with melon mixture. If desired, sprinkle with cilantro and bacon. Pass remaining dressing. Makes 6 servings.
 
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 233, Total Fat 15 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Monounsaturated Fat 6 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 6 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 186 mg, Carbohydrate 26 g, Total Sugar 24 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 2 g. Daily Values: Vitamin C 59%, Calcium 3%, Iron 4%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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