Melon salad

1/2 cantaloupe, peeled, chopped in to bite-sized pieces
1 small red onion, sliced
1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
8 shakes Tabasco hot sauce (more if desired)
Juice of 1 lime
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
1 arugula
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted

Combine cantaloupe, red onion and cucumber. Combine next 5 ingredients in small bowl, pour over cantaloupe mixture, stir. Let marinate 1-2 hours in refrigerator. Add Arugula, toss to coat.

Makes 4 servings.


Nutritional values per serving

Calories: 173
Fat: 12 gm
Saturated Fat: 2 gm
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Carbohydrate: 17 gm
Fiber: 4 gm
Protein: 5 gm
Sodium: 202 mg


Reprinted with permission from InsideKP Colorado Region -- Prevention Department
Reviewed by: Sue Heikkinen, MS, RD, CDE
Last updated: May 29, 2007