Spicy-Sweet Melon Salad

Spicy-Sweet Melon SaladRecipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
The longer this salad sits and the flavors meld, the spicier it gets.


6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 104
Caloriesfromfat 2 %
Fat 0.2 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 26.5 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 11 mg
Calcium 10 mg


1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1/2 small jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced
2 cups cubed honeydew melon
2 cups cubed peeled cantaloupe


Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; add pepper. Chill.

Combine sugar mixture, honeydew, and cantaloupe in a large bowl. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Serve with a slotted spoon.