Cantaloupe and Avocado Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

Body+Soul, March 2006
  • Prep Time 25 minutes
  • Total Time 25 minutes
  • Yield Serves 4
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  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 cantaloupe (3 pounds), quartered and seeded
  • 1 avocado, halved, pitted, and skinned
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together lime juice, honey, oil, and salt; set aside.

  2. Cut each cantaloupe quarter in half lengthwise. Run a knife between the flesh and the skin of the melon; discard skin. Slice each wedge lengthwise into 1/2-inch pieces.

  3. Cut each avocado half again length-wise and then into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Add cantaloupe, avocado, and grape tomatoes to bowl with dressing and toss to coat. Divide among 4 plates.

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Reviews (4)

  • Stephanie_S 24 Apr, 2014

    This was easy and delicious! Walnuts were a great item next to it for a healthy lunch.

  • Happy_Birthday_Dr_Seuss 23 Jan, 2013

    Cantaloupe and Avocado Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing
    Russell's Wednesday Dinner
    Nutritious and Delicious!

  • asweetp 27 Jul, 2009

    This sounds very interesting, a must try!

  • alexis0012 29 Jul, 2008

    This salad is quick, easy, and delicious! I added walnuts which went really well. Basil, mint, or even just black pepper would be nice too. This is an instant favorite.