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Plentiful Fruit Platter

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Ingredients
  Romaine head 1 Small
  Honeydew melon 1 Small
  Cantaloupe 1 Small
  Strawberries 1 Pint
  Seedless oranges 2 Small
  Avocados 2 Small
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Red grapes 1⁄2 Pound
  Seedless green grapes 1⁄2 Pound
  Mint cream dressing 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Serving)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Wash and clean romaine leaves and dry well.
2) Halve honeydew melon, dig out seeds and cut into balls with a melonball cutter or the 1/2 teaspoon of a measuring-spoon set.
3) Quarter cantaloupe dig out seeds and slice.
4) Wash strawberries, hull, and halve.
5) Peel oranges and cut into thick slices.
6) Halve avocados and pit. Brush the cut surfaces with lemon juice.

MAKING
7) Arrange a large deep platter or shallow bowl with romaine leaves reserving few for later use.
8) Stand avocado halves facing the romaine.
9) Keep the dressing bowl next to avocados to hold them in place.
10) Keep cantaloupe quarters, spoke-fashion, around front of bowl.
11) Fill sections in-between with strawberries and honeydew balls.
12) Insert red grapes into avocado hollows, orange slices behind avocados, and green grapes at sides.
13) Spoon Mint-Cream Dressing into bowl and garnish with saved small romaine leaves.

SERVING
14) Pass the fruits with dressing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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