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Summer Fruit Salad

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Ingredients
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Finely shredded lime peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Poppy seed 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Honeydew melon 1⁄4
  Nectarines 2 Cup (32 tbs), cut into wedges
  Plum 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into wedges
  Seedless green grapes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), halved (Red / Green Ones)
  Cantaloupe 1⁄4 Small
  Salad oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a small mixing bowl, mix the honey, lime peel, and lime juice.
2) With an electric mixer (medium speed), beat this mix adding salad oil to it thin steady stream until mixture is thick.
3) Then, beat in the poppy seed, and cover it and leave it to chill for 2 to 24 hours.

MAKING
4) From the honeydew melon, scoop out melon balls.
5) Combine melon balls, the cup of peaches/nectarines, plums, and grapes in a serving bowl (holding about 6 cups).
6) Cut the cantaloupe with a shell-shaped melon bailer or cut into very thin strips and then add it to the previously chilled fruit mixture.
7) Spread dressing over all the fruit; if required, toss fruit lightly for better mixing

SERVING
8) Garnish with grape leaves before serving (if desired).

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Summer, Healthy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cantaloupe
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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