Sweet and savory find harmony in this salad dotted with ripe melon and tossed in a lemony dressing. Melon balls are so adorable but making them leaves some fruit behind—whir up those leftovers into a smoothie.

Hilary Meyer
EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2021

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Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary test

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk lemon juice, sumac, honey, garlic and salt in a large bowl. Gradually whisk in oil until combined. Add arugula, chicken, melon, feta and mint. Toss to coat with the dressing. Sprinkle with pine nuts and garnish with additional sumac, if desired.

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Equipment

Melon baller

Tip

Sumac comes from the tart red berries of the Mediterranean sumac bush. It adds sour, fruity flavor and a pop of color to this dressing. Find it in the spice section of well-stocked grocery stores or online.

Nutrition Facts

453 calories; fat 29g; cholesterol 108mg; sodium 489mg; carbohydrates 15g; dietary fiber 3g; protein 33g; sugars 10g; niacin equivalents 13mg; saturated fat 7g; vitamin a iu 4908IU; potassium 959mg.
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