The Healing Power of Culinary Herbs: Strawberry, Cantaloupe and Basil Salad

Pour your favorite dessert wine over this fruit salad for a healthful treat.
August/September 2010
http://www.motherearthliving.com/Cooking-Methods/healthful-culinary-herbs-strawberry-cantaloupe-basil-salad.aspx



Photo by Howard Lee Puckett

Strawberry Cantaloupe and Basil Salad Recipe

Serves 4 

• 1 cantaloupe
• 1 pint strawberries, hulled and halved
• 3/4 cup dessert wine
• Fresh basil leaves

1. Cut cantaloupe in half; seed, slice and peel. Place in a large bowl. Add strawberries and toss gently.

2. Pour wine over fruit; cover and chill 30 minutes.

3. Arrange on a salad plate; top with basil leaves.

Click here for the main article, The Healing Power of Culinary Herbs.


Gina Mohammed, Ph.D., is a plant physiologist who researches medicinal and other specialty uses of plants. She lives in Ontario, Canada. Visit her at www.pmtech.ca .