Salad dressing in frozen, sorbet-like scoops? Sure! It's fun to serve, and as the dressing melts, it coats the fruit.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small saucepan combine orange juice and gelatin; let stand for 5 minutes to soften. Stir over low heat until gelatin is dissolved; set aside.

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  • In a blender container or food processor bowl blend or process the 1-1/2 cups cantaloupe, honey, vinegar, and cinnamon until smooth. Add orange juice mixture; process until combined.

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  • Transfer melon mixture to an 8x4x2-inch or 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. Cover; freeze for 4 hours or until firm. Break frozen mixture into small chunks. Transfer melon mixture to a chilled mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium-low speed until smooth but not melted. Rinse and dry the pan; line with plastic wrap. Return mixture to loaf pan. Cover and freeze until firm or for up to 2 weeks.

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  • To serve, arrange kale or romaine on a serving platter or 6 salad plates. Place the desired fruit atop the greens.

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  • For dressing, use a melon baller or scrape a spoon across the top of the frozen melon mixture to make small scoops. (If too frozen to scoop or scrape, let frozen dressing sit at room temperature for 5 to 10 minutes to soften). Place frozen scoops of dressing atop fruit and serve immediately. Make 6 side-dish servings.

Tips

Prepare and freeze orange juice-cantaloupe mixture up to 2 weeks ahead. Before serving, arrange fruit on kale or romaine and top with scoops of frozen dressing.

Nutrition Facts

85 calories; 1 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 7 mg sodium. 21 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 2 g protein; 319 RE vitamin a; 50 mg vitamin c;

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