Melon and Turkey

Melon and Turkey

For a light, refreshing luncheon dish, team low-calorie turkey slices with melon, cantaloupe and cherry tomatoes.

for Lunch
4 servings
Time to prepare: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy


1 lb. turkey slices
1 cantaloupe
1/2 honeydew melon
12 cherry tomatoes
Escarole or 1 head lettuce
Mint leaves for garnish


3 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 Tbsp. oil
1 Tbsp. water
1/4 tsp. dried tarragon leaves
1/8 tsp. dry mustard
Red pepper flakes, optional
Salt and white pepper


Roll the turkey slices. Cover and chill.

Quarter the cantaloupe. Discard seeds. Slice the cantaloupe but do not remove the peel.

Peel the honeydew melon and slice.

Prepare dressing by combining all ingredients in a bowl. Whisk until well blended.

When ready to serve, arrange turkey rolls, cantaloupe, melon,
tomatoes and escarole on individual plates. Drizzle dressing over
the turkey. Garnish with mint leaves.


Popular seasonal fruits can be substituted for the cantaloupe and

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