Strawberry, Melon & Avocado Salad

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Strawberry, Melon & Avocado Salad

Strawberry, Melon & Avocado Salad

Nutty and slightly sweet sherry vinegar is a natural partner for strawberries. This composed salad makes a cool kickoff for dinner or a nutrition-packed lunch on its own.

Serves 4

Prep Time 20 min

Total Time 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoon sherry vinegar, or red-wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 1 small avocado, (4-5 ounces), peeled, pitted and cut into 16 slices
  • 16 thin slices cantaloupe, (about 1/2 small cantaloupe), rind removed
  • 1 1/2 cups hulled strawberries, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted (see Tip)

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Whisk honey, vinegar, mint, pepper and salt in a small bowl.

Step 2

Divide spinach among 4 salad plates. Arrange alternating slices of avocado and cantaloupe in a fan on top of the spinach. Top each salad with strawberries, drizzle with dressing and sprinkle with sesame seeds.


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