Melon Salad

Ingredients for 2 stacked melon salads

  • seedless watermelon: sliced 1 inch thick, cut into 4 rounds using a drinking glass or ring mold

  • 1/4 cantaloupe: small dice

  • 1 peach: small dice

  • 1 bunch of cilantro: chiffonade

  • 2 lemon wedges

  • 2 tablespoons (doesn't have to be exact) Gorgonzola Dlce

  • pinch of chili powder

  • pinch of sea salt

  • 2 tablespoon agave nectar

Directions to make melon salad

  • in a small pot over medium heat add 2 tablespoons each of peach, cantaloupe, and agave nectar. Add a pinch of salt, chili powder, and juice of lemon. Bring to boil, reduce heat to low, stir until fruit soften and liquid thickens. Strain liquid and allow to cool. Reserve 1 tablespoon of liquid as plating garnish.

  • Toss peach & cantaloupe (diced), cilantro, and Gorgonzola cheese with cooled liquid. Allow fruit 15 min to marinate. Don't forget to taste and add more salt or lemon juice if needed.

  • Assemble: watermelon round, tablespoon of marinated fruit/cheese mixture, repeat. Garnish with sprig of cilantro and fruit reduction liquid.

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