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Avocado and Melon Cool and Spicy Bites

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Avocado and Melon Cool and Spicy Bites

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light, self contained salad with a little bit of a kick to make the Fourth of July sparkle ;)

Ingredients

Serves: 12

As needed 1/2 honey dew melon, ripe scooped out with a melon baller
As needed 6 avocados, halfed and scooped out with a melon baller (reserve shells)
As needed 3 tbsp wild honey
As needed 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
As needed juice of 1/2 orange
As needed zest of one orange (zest the orange before juicing the 1/2)
As needed 1 tbsp tarragon, chiffonade
As needed chili powder, to taste
As needed Salt to taste

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

place the melon and avocado balls GENTLY into a bowl with the mixed orange juice, rice vinegar,salt, and honey. GENTLY toss them to coat and let stand for 15 . Place the melon and avocado mixture into the reserved avocado shells and sprinkle with zest, tarragon and chili powder. Serve cold. Can also be cut into smaller, bite size-self serve pieces for cocktail type parties, as demonstrated in the photo.

Nutrition information per serving


*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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