Rio Grande Melon Salad

Mangoes, melons and grapes are arranged and drizzled with a honey-lime dressing. Fresh fruit has never tasted better!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 6

Honey-Lime Dressing

1/3
cup vegetable oil
1/4
teaspoon grated lime peel
2
tablespoons lime juice
1
tablespoon honey

Salad

2
mangoes or papayas, peeled, pitted and sliced
1/2
honeydew melon, peeled, seeded and thinly sliced
2
cups watermelon balls
3/4
cup seedless red grape halves
Watercress, if desired

  • 1 In tightly covered container, shake all dressing ingredients until well blended.
  • 2 Arrange fruits on 6 plates. Drizzle with dressing. Garnish with watercress.

Expert Tips

You can use any type of salad green in place of the watercress. Try green leaf lettuce or fresh spinach leaves for a pretty salad garnish.

You don’t have to buy special equipment to make watermelon balls. A small ice-cream or cookie-dough scoop will do the job!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
115 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13 g
13 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
15 mg
15 %;
Total Carbohydrate
32 g
32 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
1 g
1 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
18%;
Vitamin C
90%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.