Cantaloupe and Arugula Salad

Servings: 4


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds

  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 medium cantaloupe

  • 2 cups arugula, washed, dried, & torn

  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced


Dressing: Combine olive oil, lemon juice, honey, poppy seeds, salt, and pepper in a small glass jar. Set aside to allow flavors to blend.

Cantaloupe: 1. Wash the outside of the cantaloupe thoroughly.

2. Slice in half, remove seeds, then cut into wedges.

3. Continue slicing down to the rind to create chunks, then slide a sharp knife underneath the chunks to remove the rind. Place chunks in a salad bowl.

4. Add the arugula leaves and red onion.

5. Toss with dressing just prior to serving.