Avocado and melon salad

    Avocado and melon salad


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    About this recipe: This salad is like summer in a bowl. The sweet melon pairs perfectly with creamy avocado.

    Serves: 4 

    • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 2 teaspoons paprika
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon mustard powder
    • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
    • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
    • 175ml vegetable oil
    • 125g rocket
    • 1/4 cantaloupe melon - peeled, seeded and cubed
    • 1 avocado - peeled, stone removed and cubed
    • 8 tablespoons toasted flaked almonds

    Prep:30min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Whisk the sugar, paprika, salt, mustard, vinegar, garlic, Worcestershire sauce and cayenne pepper together in a mixing bowl. Slowly drizzle in the vegetable oil while whisking rapidly until the salad dressing is thick and creamy.
    2. Place the rocket leaves into a salad bowl, and sprinkle with the cantaloupe and avocado pieces. Drizzle with the salad dressing, then sprinkle with toasted almonds to serve.


    You could shorten the prep time by using bottled French Dressing. Baby spinach could be substituted for the rocket.

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