Melon Salad With Sweet Sesame Dressing

Recipe by COOKGIRl
READY IN: 17mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • *Note: if you can find yellow watermelon, substitute half yellow for red watermelon.
  • In small saucepan combine sugar, vinegar, salt, and ginger. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat.
  • Place dressing in a medium bowl. Slowly add both oils to sugar mixture in a thin steady stream, whisking constantly until thickened.
  • Stir in sesame seeds, sesame oil, and cayenne pepper; set aside.
  • In large bowl combine melon and cucumber. Add 1/2 cup of the dressing; toss to coat.
  • Line salad bowls or a platter with lettuce; top with melon mixture. If desired, sprinkle with cilantro and bacon.
  • Pass remaining dressing.
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