This recipe has been featured in a post on The Recipe Girl blog: End of Summer Berry and Melon Salad with Watermelon Vinaigrette.
Strawberry- Melon Salad w/ Watermelon Vinaigrette
Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 25 min
Perfect for end of summer strawberries and melons, this blend of fruits and mixed greens is quite delicious with chunks of gorgonzola and a watermelon vinaigrette.
1/2 cup watermelon chunks
2 Tablespoons chopped red onion
2 Tablespoons champagne vinegar (or white wine vinegar)
2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon honey
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh basil
salt and pepper, to taste
2 cups chopped fresh strawberries
2 cups chopped fresh cantaloupe
2 cups chopped fresh watermelon
6 cups mixed greens
3/4 cup crumbled gorgonzola
1. Prepare vinaigrette: Combine all ingredients in a blender or mini food processor and pulse until well combined. Add in salt and pepper to taste. Transfer to a bowl, cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
2. Toss strawberries and melon together in a medium bowl.
3. To serve, divide green between 6 salad bowls. Top each with about 1 cup of fruit, and sprinkle with gorgonzola cheese. Drizzle each serving with watermelon vinaigrette.
*Try using other kinds of berries or melon too.
*If you don’t care for gorgonzola, try subbing feta cheese (or leave out the cheese).Nutritional Information per serving:
Serving size: 1 plate of salad
Calories per serving: 175
Fat per serving: 11g
Saturated Fat per serving: 4.7g
Fiber per serving: 2.5g
Protein per serving: 6.6g
Cholesterol per serving: 16mg
Carbohydrates per serving: 17g
WW POINTS per serving:
Points Plus Program: 5 Old Points Program: 4
Source: RecipeGirl.com (Inspired by Creative Culinary)