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Melon and Spinach Salad

This refreshing salad is bursting with flavor and nutrition. This fruit provides two powerful phytonutrients - the watermelon contains lycopene and cantaloupe provides beta-carotene. Spinach also provides vitamins A and K. The salad is finished with an orange-ginger dressing to complete the summer feel.

melon spinach saladServes:


  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach or arugula 
  • 3 cups cubed seedless watermelon, ¼” dice 
  • 2 cups cubed cantaloupe, ¼ ” dice 
  • 2 cups cucumber, peeled, ¼” dice 
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint 


  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar or white wine vinegar 
  • 1 Tbsp orange zest 
  • 2 Tbsp orange juice  
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil or walnut oil  
  • 1 Tbsp grated ginger 
  • 1 tsp honey 
  • 1/4 tsp salt 
  • 1/4 tsp pepper 


  1. In a small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients together. Set aside. 
  2. In a large bowl, combine salad ingredients. 
  3. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat; serve immediately.  


Heather Deal | 8/23/2017

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