This refreshing cantaloupe salad is tossed with tangy lime and garnished with crunchy pepitas and salty cotija cheese. Chili powder and cumin add a Southwestern spin. Enjoy as dinner side or light lunch.

Pam Lolley
EatingWell.com, May 2021

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Credit: Jennifer Causey

Recipe Summary test

active:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Gently stir cantaloupe, tomatoes, onion and 1/4 teaspoon salt together in a large bowl.

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  • Whisk lime juice, jalapeño, honey, garlic, chili powder, cumin, 1 tablespoon cilantro and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt together in a small bowl; gradually whisk in oil until combined. Drizzle over the cantaloupe mixture; toss gently to coat. Arrange the salad on a large platter; sprinkle with pepitas, cotija and the remaining 2 tablespoons cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

199 calories; fat 13g; cholesterol 4mg; sodium 291mg; carbohydrates 19g; dietary fiber 3g; protein 4g; sugars 16g; niacin equivalents 2mg; saturated fat 2g; vitamin a iu 5972IU; potassium 583mg.
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