Delicious Wild Rocket

I had wild rocket for lunch today. So I thought I’ll share with you a delicious wild rocket recipe. This recipe isn’t mine but looking at it, I’m sure you would want to try it too.

Scooped melon salad with wild rocket + mint + honey mustard vinaigrette

melon salad 4 800 scooped melon salad with wild rocket + mint + honey mustard vinaigretteMelons are just amazing this time of the year and it’s such a versatile fruit that goes with salt, sweet and pepper. They are extremely beneficial to your health so simply make a point to stock up more often on this tasty treats.

Today, I just scooped out a sweet melon with an ice cream scoop and served it with a peppery rocket, a bit of mint and a mustard vinaigrette – these additions just enhance and bring out the already summer fresh flavour of the melon. It is light, easy and absolutely delicious!

melon salad 1 800 scooped melon salad with wild rocket + mint + honey mustard vinaigrette
Some Yellow and Orange Melon health benefits

1. Yellow and orange melons are packed with vitamins A, B-3, B-6 and C, potassium, dietary fiber and folate.
2. Beta-carotene is converted to vitamin A, which aids in healthy eyes, skin and mucous membranes.
3. These melons are Carotenoid-rich foods and may help reduce your risk of macular degeneration, cancer and heart disease.
4. Carotenoids help strengthen the immune system.

source: health24 + livestrong

melon salad 3 800 scooped melon salad with wild rocket + mint + honey mustard vinaigrette

melon salad 2 800 scooped melon salad with wild rocket + mint + honey mustard vinaigrette

 

scooped melon salad with wild rocket + mint + honey mustard vinaigrette
melon salad 4 800 scooped melon salad with wild rocket + mint + honey mustard vinaigrette
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Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • Ingredients
  • 350g Melon
  • Wild Rocket
  • 5 Mint leaves – chiffonade
  • Mustard vinaigrette
  • 1T Honey
  • ½ T White wine vinegar
  • 1t Wholegrain mustard

Instructions

  1. Scoop the melon out with an ice cream scoop. Mix with rocket and mint.
  2. Mix all ingredients of dressing together and drizzle liberally over salad.

 

 

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