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Summertime Melon Salad Recipe

Summertime Melon Salad Recipe

Fun and refreshing, this simple salad is the essence of summer served up in a melon half and dressed with a tangy citrus sauce. Lovely! —Sally Maloney, Dallas, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups cantaloupe balls
  • 1-1/2 cups honeydew balls
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup halved fresh strawberries
  • 3/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 4 medium cantaloupe melons, halved and seeded
  • Fresh mint leaves


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the lemonade concentrate and orange marmalade; pour over fruit and toss to coat. Spoon into cantaloupe halves. Garnish with mint. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 264 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 48mg sodium, 67g carbohydrate (61g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 7, 2017

"I would have never thought of using orange marmalade and lemonade together. It was sweet and tangy. Pretty tasty. Definitely different from just a bowl of fruit. It was better the next day after the marinade soaked in. I'm not crazy about cantaloupe. It gave it a good taste in my opinion."

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