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Watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew, and cucumbers are tossed with a light vinaigrette to make this fresh and simple side salad.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In small saucepan combine sugar, vinegar, salt, and ginger. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Place in a medium bowl. Slowly add both oils to sugar mixture in a thin steady stream, whisking constantly until thickened. Stir in sesame seeds, sesame oil, and cayenne pepper; set aside.

  • In large bowl combine melon and cucumber. Add 1/2 cup of the dressing; toss to coat. Line salad bowls or a platter with lettuce; top with melon mixture. If desired, sprinkle with cilantro and bacon. Pass remaining dressing. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

233 calories; fat 15g; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 26g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 6g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 24g; protein 2g; vitamin a 3304.1IU; vitamin c 34.8mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.8mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 32.3mcg; sodium 186mg; potassium 403mg; calcium 30.3mg; iron 0.7mg.