Smoked Salmon and Melon Salad

Lively, spicy-sweet cardamom adds more flavor to this dish and complements the smoky salmon and cool melon flavors. Perfect for brunch or a light, no-cook dinner.

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Start to Finish: 25 mins
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Smoked Salmon and Melon Salad
Ingredients
1/3
cup mint leaves, coarsely chopped
1/4
teaspoon cracked black pepper
1/2
of a cantaloupe, peeled and cut in thin wedges (about 2 cups)
2
cups thinly sliced fennel
2
cups blueberries or seedless red grapes
8
ounces smoked salmon, skin and bones removed, coarsely broken
1/2
of a honeydew melon, cut in cubes and/or balls (about 2 cups)
Directions
  1. Prepare Yogurt-Cardamom Dressing; set aside.
  2. In small bowl combine mint, lemon peel, and pepper; set aside. In a trifle dish or straight-sided glass serving bowl place cantaloupe, fennel, blueberries, salmon, and honeydew. Sprinkle with mint mixture. Serve with Yogurt-Cardamom Dressing. Makes 6 servngs.
Yogurt-Cardamom Dressing
Ingredients
1
6 ounce carton plain lowfat yogurt
1/4
cup olive oil
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
tablespoon honey
1
clove garlic, minced
1/2
teaspoon ground cardamom or ground nutmeg
1/2
teaspoon cracked black pepper
1/4
teaspoon salt
Directions
  1. In small bowl combine yogurt, olive oil, lemon juice, honey, garlic, ground cardamon or ground nutmeg, cracked black pepper, and salt.
Nutrition Facts (Smoked Salmon and Melon Salad)
    Per serving:
  • 239 kcal cal.,
  • 12 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 7 g monounsatured fat),
  • 10 mg chol.,
  • 452 mg sodium,
  • 26 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 20 g sugar,
  • 10 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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