Savoury Summer
Fruit Salad 

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INGREDIENTS:

For 4 serves: 

  • 1 medium Yellow Melon (Casaba Melon), skin removed and cut into thick chunks  

  • 1 grape fruit, skin removed and sliced into 1 cm thick circles or half circles 

  • handful of blackberries 

  • 1/2 cup (50g) walnuts, roughly chopped

  • 1/2 tbsp maple syrup

  • sprinkle of cinnamon

  • fresh tarragon 

 

Dressing:

  • juice from 1/2 large lemon 

  • zest from 1 lemon 

  • 1-2 tbsp maple syrup 

  • 1 tbsp olive oil 

  • 1/2 tsp sea salt 

  • cracked black pepper 

  • 1/2 tsp paprika 

  • 1 tbsp, finely chopped tarragon 

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees (C) and line a baking tray with baking paper. 
     

  2. Add your chopped walnuts to the baking tray with 1/2 tbsp maple syrup and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Give everything a mix with a spoon and bake for 10 minutes or until golden! 
     

  3. Make the dressing: Combine the lemon juice and zest, maple syrup, olive oil, sea salt, cracked black pepper, paprika and fresh chopped tarragon in a small bowl and stir until everything comes together. Try the dressing and add more lemon, maple syrup or salt depending on your personal preferences, if needed! You can also add a few tbsp of water to thin the dressing! 
     

  4. Toss the melon, grapefruit and black berries with the dressing carefully and then place in a serving bowl. Garnish with the candied walnuts and some fresh tarragon!