Cantaloupe Salad with Lemon Sherry dressing

 Cantaloupe Salad with Lemon Sherry dressing

Melons are tasty, in season and well priced right now.  Here is a recipe for a light summer salad to enjoy while camping.  The salad takes only a few steps and is well worth the effort.

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Serves 4


1/2 Cantaloupe

4-6 sprigs of fresh mint, chopped medium fine



Zest of 1/2 a lemon

2 tablespoons of lemon juice

1 tablespoon of Amontillado style Sherry

2 teaspoons honey

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

2 tablespoons olive oil


Remove the rind and seeds from the cantaloupe.  Dice the melon in 1″ cubes and place in a medium sized bowl.  Chop mint into small to medium pieces and add to the bowl with the melon just prior to serving.

In a measuring cup or small bowl, combine the salad dressing ingredients and whisk to combine.

Add the dressing into the bowl with the cut up melons and stir to combine.  Serve.


Mary Jane Curry

Mary Jane Curry and husband Jeff love RVing and travel in a 2013 Roadtrek RS Adventurous motorhome. She is a Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant and Registered Nurse in Emergency and Occupational Medicine, and is nearing retirement and has great enthusiasm for the travels and adventures awaiting. Her love of food science and food presentation led her to pursue a secondary career about 10 years ago when she became a certified Personal Chef and owner of Custom Cuisine in Southern California. She received her training and certification through the United States Personal Chef Association, an organization with Personal Chef membership in both the US and Canada. She plans to share many recipes here for RVers!

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