Salads

Melon Salad

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Melon is a great base for a salad. This one pairs Casaba with Cantaloupe. If you've never tried Casaba look for it in the market now. It has a yellow skin that looks wrinkly. The flesh is a pale green and mildly sweet but very juicy. It's one of my favorites. It goes well with savory things.

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1/2 of a casaba melon,cut into cubed or made into balls
1 cantaloupe cut into cubes or made into balls
1/2 of an English cucumber, dices
10 large basil leaves, minced
1/4 cup finely diced red onion
juice of 1 lemon
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper
Place the melon, cucumber, basil and red onion in a bowl. Drizzle the oil and lemon juice over all. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss.
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Nutritions

Calories
262

Sodium
331mg
13% DV

Fat
21g
32% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
11g
3% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV

If you´re looking for a dish that packs a ton of flavor and is super healthy, look no further. These Smoky Spanish Garbanzos with Herbed Basmati Rice are exactly it. Loaded with flavors, easy to make and done in about 30 minutes.

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  1. To make the herbed basmati rice, add 1 cup (195 grams) basmati rice that has been rinsed under cold running water into a sauce pan, along with 1/2 tsp (.45 grams) dried thyme, 1/2 tsp (.56 grams)...
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