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Watermelon and Cantaloupe Salad with Mint Vinaigrette

cantaloupe, watermelon, sugar, syrup, lemon juice, mint



Watermelon and Cantaloupe Salad with Mint Vinaigrette - RecipeNode.com

Ingredients


1 bunch fresh mint, chopped
1/4 cup lemon juice, from about 1 lemon
1/4 cup simple syrup, recipe follows
1/8 teaspoon amaretto
2 cups watermelon balls, from about half a watermelon
2 cups cantaloupe balls, from about 1 cantaloupe
1/2 cup water
1 cup sugar





Directions


In a blender, combine mint, lemon juice, simple syrup, and amaretto. Blend until smooth.
In a large bowl, combine the watermelon and the cantaloupe. Add the vinaigrette and toss. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve.
In a saucepan, combine water and sugar over medium heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, until the sugar has dissolved. Take pan off heat and cool the syrup. Any extra cooled syrup can be saved in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Yield: 1 cup

Read the full directions on Food Network




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