Melon and Watercress Salad

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Makes:
2 servings
Start to Finish:
20 mins
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Melon and Watercress Salad

Ingredients
2
cups watercress sprigs
3/4
cup arugula leaves
1 1/2
cups assorted melon balls (such as watermelon, cantaloupe, and/or honeydew)
1
medium orange(s), peeled and sectioned
1/4
medium red onion, cut into thin slices
2
tablespoons pecan or walnut halves, lightly toasted
1
tablespoons thinly sliced fresh mint leaves
1/4
cup Citrus Vinaigrette (see recipe below)

Directions

  1. Line salad plates with watercress sprigs and arugula leaves. Arrange the melon balls, orange sections, onion slices, nuts, and mint on top of greens.
  2. Drizzle Citrus Vinaigrette over salads. Makes 2 servings.

Citrus Vinaigrette

Ingredients

1/4
cup lemon juice
2
tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate
1
teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
1/2
teaspoon sugar
1/4
cup olive oil

Directions

  1. In a small bowl combine 1/4 cup lemon juice; 2 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed; 1 tablespoon finely shredded orange peel; 1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard; and 1/2 teaspoon sugar. Slowly beat or whisk in 1/4 cup olive oil until slightly thickened. To store any remaining vinaigrette, cover and refrigerate up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

(Melon and Watercress Salad)
    Per serving:
  • 220 kcal cal.,
  • 15 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 10 g monounsatured fat),
  • 33 mg sodium,
  • 21 g carb.,
  • 4 g fiber,
  • 17 g sugar,
  • 3 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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