11 May 2012
Carolina Melon Salad
A southern specialty that will have them asking for more.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
6 cups broken salad greens
1 small cantaloupe,pared,seeded and sliced thin
1/2 small honeydew melon, pared,seeded and sliced thin
1 lime,sliced thin
Ginger Dressing (recipe follows)
1. Partly fill a large salad bowl with greens; arrange slices of cantaloupe,honeydew and lime, overlapping,in rings on top.
2. Serve with Ginger Dressing to spoon over. Or layer the melon slices with salad greens in bowl. Drizzle about 1/4 cup dressing over; toss to mix and coat greens well. Serve with lime slices. (Save remaining dressing for salad for another meal.)
Combine 1/2 cup olive oil or vegetable oil,1/4 cup wine vinegar or cider vinegar, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon celery salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in jar with tight-fitting lid; shake well to mix.Makes about 3/4 cup.