Summer Buzz Fruit Salad Recipe

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Summer Buzz Fruit Salad Recipe
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Summer Buzz Fruit Salad Recipe

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For picnics, cookouts and showers, we make a sweet salad of watermelon, cherries, blueberries and microgreens. No matter where I take it, it always delivers on wow factor. —Kaliska Russell, Talkeetna, Alaska
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min

Ingredients

  • 2 cups watermelon balls
  • 2 cups fresh sweet cherries, pitted and halved
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup cubed English cucumber
  • 1/2 cup microgreens or torn mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 3 fresh mint leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Directions

Combine the first seven ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients. Drizzle over salad; toss. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Summer Buzz Fruit Salad in Taste of Home June/July 2016, p80

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 131 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 94mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit.

  • 2 cups watermelon balls
  • 2 cups fresh sweet cherries, pitted and halved
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup cubed English cucumber
  • 1/2 cup microgreens or torn mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 3 fresh mint leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  1. Combine the first seven ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients. Drizzle over salad; toss. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Summer Buzz Fruit Salad in Taste of Home June/July 2016, p80

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LPHJKitchen User ID: 7521213 268104
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2017

"This recipe just screams summer! We love cherries and they were perfect in this light, fresh salad. The lemon zest was great but next time I think we will try orange zest for a slightly different twist! Don't skip the cheese - the salty really complements the sweet fruit!"

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