Salads and Vegetables: Salads: Cantaloupe and Ginger Salad

A crunchy, creamy side dish.

Author: CalorieKing staff
Date: January 16, 2009

Serves: 4 person(s)
Yield: 4 x approx. 1 cup servings

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins


    1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
    1/4 cup crystallized or glacé ginger, chopped
    1 tsp mixed spice *
    1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
    1/2 cup slivered almonds or pinenuts, toasted
    14 oz fresh cantaloupe pieces
    1 cup diced celery


    DRESSING: In a bowl, combine mayonnaise, ginger, spice, yogurt, and 7 tablespoons of the nuts; mix well.

    SALAD: In a separate salad bowl, combine cantaloupe and celery and gently fold through dressing.

    To serve, sprinkle with extra spice and the remaining 1 tablespoon of nuts. Chill well.


    * Use Mixed Spice product or make your own (see recipe link below).

    Serve with greens, cold meats or seafood, and crusty fresh bread.

    Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:213 cals
Kilojoules:889 kJ
Fat:9.3 g
Carbohydrates:30.1 g
Protein:5.6 g
Cholesterol:7.5 mg
Sodium:565 mg
Saturated Fat:1.3 g
Fiber:4.3 g
Calcium:123.0 mg
Total Sugars:20.3 g

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