Sweet-tart melon salad recipe


Boomer Bob
July 20, 2010 5:01AM (UTC)

Bob's balled melons

Ingredients

  • A collection of watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew and any other melons you like

Directions

  1. Using a melon-baller, fill a large bowl with a mixture of watermelon, cantaloupe (save the cantaloupe shells), honeydew, and whatever other melons you're fond of.
  2. Refrigerate the melon balls while making the dressing.

Bob's balled-melon honey

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion
  • ½-1 habanero pepper (optional, if you like things really spicy)
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • Three sprigs fresh mint leaves

Directions

  1. Place vinegar in a blender and add honey slowly with blender on medium. Add rest of ingredients except oil and mint and blend well, until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Slowly add oil with blender on low, thoroughly emulsifying the ingredients.
  3. Place melon balls in cantaloupe bowls and drizzle ball honey over melon balls. Sprinkle with chopped mint leaves.

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