With some yogurt and honey, a fresh melon salad makes a fine breakfast side. You canâ€™t make this easy side in advance because the yogurt and salt will cause the melon to weep too much. Always smell cantaloupes when buying to make sure theyâ€™re sweet.
1 cup yogurt (regular, low-fat, or fat-free) 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon ginger juice 1â„4 teaspoon salt Two 3-pound cantaloupes, cut in half and seededâ€”then cut into wedges, peeled, and cut into 1-inch cubes; or scooped into 1-inch balls with a melon baller 2 tablespoons chopped mint leaves Makes 6 servings
- Whisk the yogurt, honey, vanilla, ginger juice, and salt in a small bowl.
- Place the melon chunks and mint in a bowl. Pour the dressing over the top and toss gently.