Avocado-Melon Salad

23 Aug

Use this weeks share for a fresh and light summer salad!

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INGREDIENTS

1/2 ambrosia melon

1 avocado

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

1/4 cup shallot, thinly sliced

3 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons olive oil

Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper

 

ASSEMBLY

  1. Whisk lime juice, honey, oil, salt and pepper together for the vinaigrette.
  2. Cut cantaloupe half into slices, then halve crosswise to make wedges.
  3. Slice avocado half into wedges.
  4. Assemble salad alternating avocado and melon slices in a circle or line.
  5. Mix together olive oil, lime juice, honey, salt and pepper to make dressing.
  6. Sprinkle shallots on salad and drizzle with dressing. 

 

FOOD FACT: A single California Avocado tree can produce about 500 avocados (or 200 pounds of fruit) a year although usually average about 60 pounds from 150 fruit

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