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Misty Melon Salad

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
  • Makes
    10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cantaloupe, cubed
  • 1 medium honeydew melon, cubed
  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 186 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 211mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • buttermilk maid
    Jan 26, 2020

    Wonderful fruit salad. Nice bright dressing.

  • bjsilve0
    Aug 4, 2016

    More work than it is worth. It took much more than 20 min. to peel and slice that stuff and the flavor is just so so.

  • herling
    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.