Melon Fruit Salad: It’s Sweet, Simple, and Ready to Eat in Minutes
Have you ever noticed how the late spring season tends to bring people together? Families gather outside for picnics, neighbors host barbecues, and friends throw pool parties when the weather gets warm. This time of year encourages everyone to head outdoors and spend time with loved ones.
Some of these impromptu gatherings might call for a little something to nibble on. That’s why we created our “In a Pinch” Fresh Melon Fruit Salad. It’s sweet, it’s simple, and it’s ready to eat in just a few minutes. So, when your friends unexpectedly stop over or your family members drop in to say hi, you can offer them something delicious on the spot.
Best of all, this fresh-and-fruity recipe pairs exceedingly well with Sutter Home Moscato. Sweet and creamy, this wine delights with ripe strawberry, honeydew, and cantaloupe flavors, and goes equally well with desserts of all kinds.
If the forecast calls for a beautiful spring day, be ready “In a Pinch” with our Melon Fruit Salad and Sutter Home Moscato.
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Fresh Melon Fruit Salad Ingredients:
- 1 cup watermelon balls
- 1 cucumber, thinly sliced length-wise
- 1 cup cantaloupe balls
- 1 cup honeydew balls
- ½ teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 3 sprigs fresh basil
- Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh Melon Fruit Salad Directions:
- Combine watermelon, cantaloupe, and honeydew melon balls with sliced cucumber.
- Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice.
- Season with salt and pepper; stir to combine.
- Garnish with basil leaves.