Watermelon and Cantaloupe Salad

Source: Karen Joswick, Main Library (2006)
Prep time: 25 minutesCooking time: 5 minutesTotal time: 30 minutes


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


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.