Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Print
Watermelon and Cantaloupe Salad with Mint Vinaigrette
Total:
30 min
Prep:
25 min
Cook:
5 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy
Total:
30 min
Prep:
25 min
Cook:
5 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch fresh mint, chopped
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice, from about 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup simple syrup, recipe follows
  • 1/8 teaspoon amaretto
  • 2 cups watermelon balls, from about half a watermelon
  • 2 cups cantaloupe balls, from about 1 cantaloupe
Simple Syrup:
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar

Directions

In a blender, combine mint, lemon juice, simple syrup, and amaretto. Blend until smooth.

In a large bowl, combine the watermelon and the cantaloupe. Add the vinaigrette and toss. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve.

Simple Syrup:

In a saucepan, combine water and sugar over medium heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, until the sugar has dissolved. Take pan off heat and cool the syrup. Any extra cooled syrup can be saved in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Get the Recipe

Gabriele's Limoncello 01:28

Gabriele shares his family recipe for a delicious summertime libation.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Cantaloupe Jam with Vanilla

Recipe courtesy of Marisa McClellan

Black Bean Salad with Mango, Cilantro and Lime

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Sizzling Watermelon

Recipe courtesy of Tapa Tapa

Ginger and Coriander Corn Salad

Recipe courtesy of Siba Mtongana

Mortadella Pasta Salad

Recipe courtesy of Nigella Lawson

Charred Corn Salad with Creamy Tomatillo Dressing

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Cold-Fashioned Potato Salad

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Charred Corn Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Watermelon-Champagne Cocktail

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Trending Videos

Brunch Bonanza

So Much Pretty Food Here