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Blueberry and Melon Salad

Blueberry and Melon Salad
Level
Easy
Prep
10 minutes
Servings
6 servings
  • Blueberries and cantaloupe are perfect for a summer salad. Seasoned with lime, orange and mint, this salad is perfect for a casual gathering.
Key Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated fresh lime peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated fresh orange peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon anise seeds, crushed (optional)
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 fennel bulb, trimmed, halved vertically, cored and cut into very thin slices (optional)
  • 1 cantaloupe, halved, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch-thick wedges
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, coarsely chopped

Make It

Step 1
Whisk together oil, lime juice, orange juice, lime peel, orange peel, salt, pepper and anise seeds in a medium bowl. Add pepper to taste.
Step 2
Add blueberries, fennel and mint to the bowl and gently toss to coat.
Step 3
Overlap melon slices on a serving tray. Spoon the blueberry mixture down the center of the melon slices.

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