Melon can swing both ways, pairing well with both and sweet and savory ingredients, or a bit of each at the same time. Here fresh cantaloupe is diced and tossed with lemon juice, sliced red onion, and chopped cilantro for a summery salad that tastes great on its own or when used as a topping (similar to salsa) for grilled fish or chicken. You can also fold it into mixed green salads.
- Cut the melons into slices and then dice.
- Add to a bowl and season with the lemon juice.
- Add the red onion slices and sprinkle with chopped cilantro.
- Use as a garnish or as a salad.