Recipe: Lemon and Honey Fruit Salad

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It's May and the sun is shining here - is it where you are? We celebrated the sun with this simple fruit salad of melon, strawberries, and bananas, tossed with a tangy dressing of lemon and honey and just a hint of nutmeg. It was a sunny start to our day, but would be just as good in the evening with a dollop of crème fraiche or ice cream for a light dessert.

Lemon and Honey Fruit Salad

serves 6


1 cantaloupe
1 quart strawberries
2 bananas
2 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg

Cut the cantaloupe in half and scoop out the seeds and pulp. Cut into eighths and cut the rind off with a small paring knife, then chop the fruit into chunks. Hull the strawberries and chop them in half. Peel the bananas and chop as well. Put all the fruit in a large bowl

Put the lemon juice and honey in a small bowl and microwave for about 30 seconds. Whisk until the honey is completely dissolved, then whisk in the nutmeg and pour over the fruit. Toss and serve immediately.

Per serving, based on 6 servings. (% daily value)
Calories
66
Fat
0.4 g (0.6%)
Saturated
0.1 g (0.3%)
Carbs
16.8 g (5.6%)
Fiber
2.1 g (8.4%)
Sugars
13.7 g
Protein
0.7 g (1.5%)
Sodium
1.5 mg (0.1%)