salads/ sides/ vegetarian

Melon Blackberry Salad

melon blackberry salad

This fruit salad uses the French Morning Melon I got at the farmers market recently. The taste combo between cantaloupe and honeydew is a sweet counterpart to the tarter blackberries.  Add a hint of ginger, lime and mint and you have a mouthwatering summer salad.


If you can’t find French Morning Melon, you can easily substitute any cantaloupe or honeydew variety for your own Melon Blackberry Salad.  This melon is from the Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark.  Use organic or sustainably grown produce whenever possible.

melon and blackberry salad

*recipe inspired from Martha Stewart

Melon-Blackberry Salad

Serving Size: 4

Melon-Blackberry Salad


  • 1 French Morning Melon, cut into 1" pieces (1/2 cantaloupe or honeydew melon will be just as tasty)
  • 2 cups blackberries
  • 2 Tbs thinly sliced fresh mint
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 Tbs sugar
  • 1/2 tsp grated lime zest
  • 1 Tbs lime juice


  1. Combine fruit in a bowl.
  2. In a small dish, mix the ginger, lime zest and juice and sugar.
  3. Combine all ingredients and chill for 30 minutes.
  4. Add mint before serving.



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