Creamy Avocado–Horned Melon Dressing

This easy homemade salad dressing recipe features horned melon, or Kkwano, a fruit with flavor that is a cross between cucumber, zucchini, and kiwifruit.


1 1/4 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 7 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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


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.