Farmers’ Market Melon & Herb Salad

Farmers’ Market Melon & Herb Salad

Published On July 24, 2013 | By Christa Schueler | Eating Healthy, Food, Recipes

If you’re looking for a simple, tasty and nutritious summertime recipe, Recess has the perfect one for you which features Carapelli Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  A quick and easy summer treat, Farmers’ Market Melon & Herb Salad is huge on flavor but will be kind to your waistline. With six weeks of summer left, we still need to fit into that bathing suit!

Farmers’ Market Melon & Herb Salad

Farmers’ Market Melon & Herb Salad

Image courtesy of Carapelli


Carapelli Extra Virgin Olive Oil

½ Canary melon

½ Charentais melon

½ Red watermelon

3 sprigs fresh marjoram, leaves picked

1 tbsp salt

Moscato vinegar


  1. Seed and cut all the melon into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Toss the melon in a large bowl and sprinkle with salt.
  3. Drizzle the moscato vinegar and extra virgin olive oil over the melons and gently mix.
  4. Marinate for up to an hour.
  5. Right before serving, toss marjoram leaves into the melon salad.
  6. Serve family style on a large platter.

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About The Author

UNLV graduate, wife, mother of three, blogger and aspiring novelist, Christa Schueler brings her writing, editing and research skills to Recess. As an advocate for education and health reform and a 25 year Las Vegas resident, Christa understands the need for providing a platform and a "voice" for women in Southern Nevada. Despite Las Vegas being one of the fastest growing cities in the country, Christa has seen continual lack of community connection and strives to change that. Now, she's joined the sandbox revolution!

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