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Strawberry, Melon & Avocado Salad

Strawberry, Melon & Avocado Salad

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 202
Strawberry, Melon & Avocado Salad
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Start to Finish: 20 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 24

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar, or red-wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 1 small avocado, (4-5 ounces), peeled, pitted and cut into 16 slices
  • 16 thin slices cantaloupe, (about 1/2 small cantaloupe), rind removed
  • 1 1/2 cups hulled strawberries, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted (see Tip)

Directions

  1. Whisk honey, vinegar, mint, pepper and salt in a small bowl.
  2. Divide spinach among 4 salad plates. Arrange alternating slices of avocado and cantaloupe in a fan on top of the spinach. Top each salad with strawberries, drizzle with dressing and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  3. Tips: Tip: To toast sesame seeds, heat a small dry skillet over low heat. Add sesame seeds and stir constantly until golden and fragrant, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl and let cool.
  4. MAKE AHEAD TIP: The dressing will keep, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Information

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 202 cal., 8 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 90 mg sodium, 24 g carb. (7 g fiber), 3 g pro.

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