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Shrimp in Melon Salad

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Shrimp in Melon Salad
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4
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Updated May 21, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Cut the melon in half in a scallop or zigzag pattern.
  • tip 2
    Purchase melon chunks from the deli. You've just saved time and the mess of cutting it.

Nutrition

270 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 17g Protein, 35g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
0%
Saturated Fat
1g
0%
Cholesterol
125mg
0%
Sodium
230mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
0%
Dietary Fiber
2g
0%
Protein
17g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
100%
100%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
14%
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;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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