Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Cantaloupe, Red Onion, and Walnut Salad

Cantaloupe, Red Onion, and Walnut Salad

Orange Vinaigrette
¼ cup fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 ½ tablespoons raspberry vinegar
3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 cantaloupe, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
2 cups arugula
1 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

To make the vinaigrette, combine the orange juice, lemon juice, and raspberry vinegar in a small bowl. Slowly add the live oil whisking constantly until the mixture is smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

To make the salad, combine the cantaloupe, red onion, arugula, and ½ cup of the walnuts in a large salad bowl. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss. Garnish with the remaining walnuts.

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