Honeydew Melon & Blackberry Salad

This recipe for a honeydew melon and blackberry salad with watercress and red spring onions is a delightfully flavorful and unique summer salad. It's especially good if you get very ripe, juicy blackberries!

Vegan Honeydew Melon & Blackberry Salad (summer salad, vegetarian, gluten free, healthy) | This Healthy Table

Why You’ll Love this Salad Recipe

This salad is fresh and fruity - you’ll love the bright flavors and unique combination of flavors. It’s also incredibly easy to make and a pretty dish to share at a summer picnic or potluck. This salad pairs perfectly with a lot of BBQ dishes. It’s vegan (if you use the agave), gluten-free, and dairy-free.


How to Make a Honeydew and Blackberry Salad

  • Prep the ingredients. Cut or ball the melon and cut the red spring onion

  • Combine the leaves and fruit. Place the watercress, melon, blackberries, and spring onions in a bowl or on a large plate.

  • Make the vinaigrette. Combine the olive oil, lemon juice, honey, and salt in a small bowl and whisk briskly to combine. Dress the salad and serve.


Simple Summer Salad Recipes

Fresh, fruit-forward salads are the best! If you’re looking for a simple summer salad recipe, then you’ll love these options:

Vegan Honeydew Melon & Blackberry Salad (summer salad, vegetarian, gluten free, healthy) | This Healthy Table

Tips for this Salad Recipe

  • This recipe is naturally vegan, if you use the agave, and gluten-free.

  • If you don't have a melon baller, you can cut the honeydew into chunks, or you can use a circular teaspoon to scoop out balls of honeydew. 

  • If you can’t find a red spring onion, you can use a regular spring onion as well.

  • This recipe travels well and can be made in advance, so it’s perfect for summer picnics and potlucks!


Yield: 4 servings

Honeydew Melon & Blackberry Salad

This recipe for a honeydew melon and blackberry salad with watercress and red spring onions is a delightfully flavorful and unique salad.

prep time: 15 minscook time: total time: 15 mins

ingredients

  • 1 cup watercress

  • 1 honeydew melon, scooped into balls

  • 1 cup blackberries

  • 1 red spring onion, cut into slivers

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • juice of one lemon

  • 1 tablespoon honey (or agave)
  • 1 teaspoon salt

instructions

  1. Combine the watercress, melon, blackberries, and spring onions in a bowl or on a large plate.
  2. Combine the olive oil, lemon juice, honey, and salt in a small bowl and whisk briskly to combine.
  3. Dress the salad and serve.

calories

247

fat (grams)

12

carbs (grams)

39

protein (grams)

3

sugar (grams)

33

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