Shrimp in Melon Salad

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

2
small honeydew melons or cantaloupe
1/3
cup plain lowfat yogurt
2
tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
1
teaspoon sugar
1/2
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1
small cucumber, thinly sliced (1 cup)
3/4
pound frozen cooked medium shrimp, thawed
1/4
cup sliced almonds

  • 1 Cut each melon crosswise in half. Remove seeds. Scoop melon from each half, leaving 1-inch rim around the top. Chop melon and drain thoroughly.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix yogurt, mayonnaise, dill weed, sugar and lemon peel. Stir in chopped melon, cucumber and shrimp. Spoon one-fourth shrimp mixture into each melon half. Sprinkle with almonds. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Cut the melon in half in a scallop or zigzag pattern.

Purchase melon chunks from the deli. You've just saved time and the mess of cutting it.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
125mg
125%;
Sodium
230mg
230%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
100%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.