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Misty Melon Salad Recipe

Misty Melon Salad Recipe

The pleasant poppy seed dressing complements the mixture of cantaloupe, honeydew, strawberries and pineapple. This salad adds color to any meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:10-12 servings


  • 1 medium cantaloupe, cut into cubes
  • 1 medium honeydew, cut into cubes
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons poppy seeds


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cantaloupe, honeydew and strawberries. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/3 cup juice; set juice aside. Add pineapple to fruit mixture; cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  • 2. For dressing, in a blender, combine the sugar, onion, salt, mustard and reserved pineapple juice; cover and process until blended. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Stir in poppy seeds. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Serve with fruit salad. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 186 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 211 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews for Misty Melon Salad

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Reviewed Aug. 19, 2013

"This was wonderful. I didn't use the honeydew melon. I added green grapes and blueberries for color. I also doubled the dressing, but that really wasn't necessary."

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