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Spicy Melon And Grapefruit Salad

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Category: Low Fat, Fruit

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Cantaloupe; Ripe
  • 1/2 Honeydew Melon; Ripe
  • 1 Grapefruit
  • 12 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper;
  • -To Taste
  • 1/2 c Dessert Wine; Note 1


This recipe was created by Hubert Keller

The combination of mint, grapefruit and melon is bright and refreshing and
looks particularly beautiful when served in dark bowl.

Note 1: Such as sauternes or California Late Harvested Sauvignon Blanc or

Cut the cantaloupe in half. Seed both varieties of melons. Using a melon
baller, scoop out the melon flesh and place into a mixing bowl.

Using a serrated knife, peel the grapefruit and remove the white membrane
around each segment; remove the seeds. Add the grapefruit segments, 4 mint
leaves, black pepper and dessert wine to the melon balls. Gently combine
all ingredients. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hr.

Divide the salad among 4 bowls. Spoon the liquid over the fruit and garnish
each serving with 2 mint leaves.

Serves 4 - 8 Serving Size: 1 C

According to book: Cal 53, Fat 0.2g, Sod 8.3mg

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