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Minted Blueberry Fruit Salad

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  • 2 cups blueberries 500 mL
  • 1/2 cantaloupe, shaped into melon balls 1/2 or cut into chunks
  • 1/2 honeydew melon, cut into chunks 1/2
  • 1 head Boston lettuce 1
  • Fresh mint leaves

Mint Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup firmly packed chopped fresh mint leaves 50 mL
  • 1/4 cup lime juice 50 mL
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil 45 mL
  • 2 tbsp liquid honey 25 mL
  • 1 tsp finely grated gingerroot 5 mL
  • 1/2 tsp each: grated lime zest and salt 2 mL


In small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients; set aside. In large bowl, combine blueberries, cantaloupe and honeydew; set aside. Remove large outer leaves of lettuce and arrange on 4 individual salad plates. Tear remaining lettuce into bite-size pieces. Combine lettuce pieces with fruit. Divide among salad plates. Drizzle with dressing. Garnish with fresh mint leaves, if desired.

Serving Size: Makes 4 salads

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