Watermelon and Cantaloupe Salad

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceKaren Joswick, Main Library (2006)
Prep time
25 minutes
Cooking time
5 minutes
Total time
30 minutes

Ingredients

1⁄2 c
water
1 c
sugar
1 bn
fresh mint, chopped
1⁄4 c
lemon juice
1⁄8 t
amaretto
2 c
watermelon balls
2 c
cantalope balls

Instructions

Make a simple syrup by combining water and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes until sugar has dissolved. Take pan off heat and cool.

In blender, combine mint, lemon juice, 1/4 cup simple syrup and Amaretto. Blend until smooth to make dressing. In large bowl, combine watermelon and cantaloupe. Add dressing and toss.

Refrigerate remaining simple syrup for another use.