Blueberry and Cantaloupe Salad


For a show-stopping salad and healthy side for any meal or party, look no further! This recipe can be thrown together in no time and is even better if made a few hours ahead. Citrus brings out the flavors of these fruits, and the mint adds that fresh, green color pop and an extra zing, making this dish oh so delicious. Share some with us next time you make it 😉

blueberry cantaloupe salad


Blueberry and Cantaloupe Salad

From: Columbia’s Cooking Cookbook
Yield: 4- 1 cup servings

Ingredients:
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
Zest of one lemon
2 Tbsp. Honey
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
3 cups cantaloupe, diced
2 Tbsp. mint leaves, minced

Directions:
1. Zest lemon into small bowl. Set aside.

2. Squeeze lemon juice into a small bowl. Add the honey, lemon zest and cinnamon. Whisk until blended.

3. Pick over blueberries, rinse, and drain.

4. Wash melon, and dice into small pieces about twice the size of the blueberries. Discard rind.

5. Combine blueberries and cantaloupe in large bowl. Toss in the lemon-honey mixture and stir to coat fruit.


Columbia’s Cooking Question

What’s your favorite fruit salad combination?

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