Shaved Fennel and Melon Salad
Recipe Type: Salad
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Serves: 2
This salad is the ideal summer weather fare – it requires no heat and comes together in just a few minutes.
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 medium fennel bulb, stalks & core removed, sliced very thin
  • ½ medium cantaloupe, peeled, sliced thin
  • 1 jalapeño, sliced thin
  • ¼ cup chopped mint leaves
  • feta cheese, to crumble on top
  1. In a small bowl combine the lemon zest and juice, olive oil and honey. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. In a larger bowl, lightly toss together the fennel, cantaloupe, jalapeño and mint. Add the salad dressing and toss to combine. Top with feta cheese.
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