honeydew salad

Honeydew Melon & Blackberry Salad

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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!

honeydew salad

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 This Melon Salad Recipe

  • 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:

melon and blackberry salad

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

honeydew 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 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

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.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 241Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 591mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 5gSugar: 32gProtein: 3g
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