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Cantaloupe and Avocado Salad

Posted by: Mary on 02/08/00 10:16:26 MS

Cantaloupe and Avocado Salad

Cantaloupe and Avocado Salad Ingredients:
1 cantaloupe, seeded, peeled and cut into chunks
2 medium-size avocados, peeled and cut into chunks
1 14-oz. can diced hearts of palm
2 Tbs. lemon juice
1/2 cup slivered, toasted almonds
2 Tbs. melted butter
1 head of any type loose-leaf lettuce

Dressing Ingredients:
6 Tbs. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. white pepper
6 Tbs. lime juice
1/2 tsp. ground ginger

Combine cantaloupe, avocado and hearts of palm in a bowl. Sprinkle with lemon juice, and refrigerate for one hour. Place ingredients for dressing in a bowl, and whisk together. To toast almonds, drizzle with two tablespoons melted butter, and bake at 325 degrees for 15 minutes. Tear lettuce into large, bite-size pieces, and line serving bowl. Spoon fruit into center. Pour dressing over fruit, and sprinkle with almonds.

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