Honeydew and Poblano Salad with Smoked Salt and Mint

Honeydew and Poblano Salad with Smoked Salt and Mint

Serves 4 to 6

This melon salad makes a terrific side or starter for a warm-weather meal. Make an even smokier version of this salad by first charring the poblano whole on the grill or over the flame of a gas burner before removing the stem and seeds.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 poblano pepper, seeded and diced*
  • 1/2 honeydew melon, peeled, seeded and diced (about 5 cups)
  • 2 small pickling (Kirby) cucumbers, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked sea salt
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Method: 

In a large bowl, toss together lime juice and poblano. Add honeydew, cucumber and mint, and toss again. Sprinkle with smoked salt and serve.

* If poblano peppers aren't available, substitute a small green bell pepper and a pinch of cayenne.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:80 calories (5 from fat), 0.5g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 125mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 15g sugar), 2g protein
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