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Melon and Watercress Salad with Pickled Onions

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 6

Take your tastebuds on an adventure with this sophisticated salad. From Prevention® Healthy Cooking. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1/3
cup chopped red onion
2
tablespoons honey
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/4
teaspoon grated lime peel
2
tablespoons lime juice
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8
teaspoon salt
3
cups cut-up ripe cantaloupe
2
ripe plums, thinly sliced
1
bunch watercress, tough stems trimmed
2
tablespoons crumbled goat cheese or feta cheese
2
tablespoons sliced almonds or pumpkin seeds

Steps

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  • 1
    In salad bowl, stir together onion, honey, oil, lime peel, lime juice, pepper and salt with fork until combined.
  • 2
    Gently stir in cantaloupe, plums, watercress, cheese and almonds until coated with honey mixture. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • Both cantaloupe and plums are succulent, low-calorie treats with a kiss of fiber thrown in for good measure.
  • The Sugar Solution Cookbook (2006) p. 192

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
400mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
7%
Sugars
15g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%
90%
Vitamin C
80%
80%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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