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.
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