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Rio Grande Melon Salad Recipe

Rio Grande Melon Salad
Posted by: Elaine Tue, 20 Apr 2004, at 3:40 p.m.

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

Honey-Lime Dressing (below)
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. Make Honey-Lime Dressing.
2. Arrange fruits on 6 plates. Drizzle with dressing. Garnish with watercress.

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

Shake all ingredients in tightly covered container.

Substitution: 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.
Makes 6 servings



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