Spicy Honeydew Salad



Recipe Information

Total Time: 

20 minutes



Sweet and juicy honeydew takes a savory turn in this Asian-inspired salad. A little kick from jalapeño and a sweet and sour vinaigrette transforms the bright green melon cubes into an exciting companion to grilled meats or stir-fries.


  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon tamari
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 large jalapeño, minced
  • 4 cups honeydew, cubed
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded and sliced
  • 1 large avocado, cubed
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts, chopped


  1. In a cup, stir the vinegar, tamari, ginger, honey and jalapeño. Reserve.
  2. In a large bowl, place the honeydew, cucumber and avocado, then cover with the reserved dressing. Toss to coat. Serve sprinkled with peanuts.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with grilled meats or stir-fries.

Nutritional Information

140 calories, 7 g. fat, 0 mg. cholesterol, 115 mg. sodium, 19 g. carbohydrate, 4 g. fiber, 3 g. protein