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Creamy Avocado–Horned Melon Dressing

Prep time 7 mins
Yield 1 1/4 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
This easy homemade salad dressing recipe features horned melon, or Kkwano, a fruit with flavor that is a cross between cucumber, zucchini, and kiwifruit.

Ingredients

  • 1 horned melon
  • 1 small ripe peeled avocado
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 21
  • caloriesfromfat 69 %
  • fat 2 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 0.5 g
  • carbohydrate 1.7 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 33 mg
  • calcium 7 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cut horned melon in half lengthwise; scoop out pulp. Place pulp in a fine sieve over a bowl. Press pulp with the back of a spoon to extract juice; discard juice. Place pulp and remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 3 days.

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