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Cantaloupe, Honeydew, and Misc. Melons

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Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad
This healthy and refreshing salad pairs well with any spicy dish. It is also perfect for a light lunch served over cottage cheese.



Cantaloupe with Black Pepper, Oil, and VinegarCantaloupe with Black Pepper, Oil, and Vinegar (Insalata di Melone)
Recipe from the cookbook The Italian Country Table by Lynne Rossetto Kasper.  Lynne says, "A melon salad is not a typical opening to a meal in Italy. I certainly didn't expect it when I Stayed at Le Frise, a guest farm in the mountains of northern Lombardy. . . Emma dresses chunks of melon with black pepper, vinegar and olive oil.

Cantaloupe with Spiced Wine


Cantaloupe with Spiced White Wine
I adapted this recipe from Gourmet Magazine, February 2002. Great for a brunch entree or a light dessert.


Fresh Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Salad

This is my favorite fresh fruit salad. My mother-in-law, Gertrude Zemp, taught me to make this when I was a young bride.  It is very refreshing and also low in calories. I use whatever fresh fruit is in season when making this salad. The banana dressing is very light and compliments the fruit. You will never want to make a "yucky" canned fruit salad again!


Gingered Melon

A refreshing and cooling melon salad or starter for your meal.

Honeydew Melon in Anisette
This recipe is from the cookbook called Judie Geise's New Northwest Kitchen, by Judie Geise.



Mango Melon Soup - Mango Melon Smoothie
This outstanding recipe is from Debbie Reynolds of Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins of Cascade, Colorado. Debbie says, "This recipe has become a huge hit with my guests. They always rave over it, eat every bite, and are amazed to have soup for breakfast. I serve three courses for breakfast, and a fruit dish is always my first course. If you love mangos, you'll love this recipe."


Shrimp Martini Ceviche with Chili-Cumin Chips
Shrimp Martini Ceviche

For a wonderful refreshing first-course presentation, serve this delightful low fat, low calorie, and low carbohydrate Ceviche Martini. The acidity of the lime juice actually "cooks" or "pickles" the shrimp and firms the flesh.




Watermelon Aqua Fresca

Watermelon Recipes:
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