Cantaloupe Goat Cheese Salad

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Cantaloupe Goat Cheese Salad

Do you love cantaloupe? Do you love goat cheese? If you answered yes to both of those questions, then this recipe is for you! This Cantaloupe Goat Cheese Salad recipe is the perfect mix of sweet and savory, and it’s a great way to get in some nutrients too. So, what are you waiting for? Give it a try!

A Simple Cantaloupe Salad Recipe

Summertime is the perfect time to enjoy plenty of delicious salads. We’re always looking for new salad recipes to mix things up, and this Cantaloupe Goat Cheese Salad is one of our favorites. The sweetness of the cantaloupe pairs perfectly with the tartness of the goat cheese, and the homemade Dijon dressing brings all the flavors together. It’s a healthy, light, and refreshing salad that’s perfect for a summer picnic or potluck. Plus, the recipe is easy to follow, so you can make it at home any time you want!

To make it, get started by preparing the salad dressing: Simply whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, honey, Dijon mustard and black pepper in a large salad bowl.

Add arugula to the salad bowl and toss it well to coat it in the dressing. Transfer the dressed greens to a serving plate and top them with cubed cantaloupe, goat cheese crumbles, pumpkin seeds and halved cherry tomatoes.

This healthy salad is refreshing and great for a hot summer day. The cantaloupe and goat cheese are a great combo, and the melon salad is a nice change from the usual lettuce-based salads. The Cantaloupe Goat Cheese Salad is also a great way to get your daily dose of fruits and veggies. So if you’re looking for a healthy, delicious, and easy-to-make summer salad, Cantaloupe Goat Cheese Salad is the way to go!

This salad is perfect for a light lunch or as a side dish at a summer BBQ. And it’s healthy too – cantaloupes are a good source of vitamins A and C. So go ahead and enjoy this delicious Cantaloupe Goat Cheese Salad all summer long!

Healthy Hacks

This recipe makes one serving, so you don’t have to worry about overeating or wasting leftover food! It comes in at around 283 calories per serving. If you’re on a Nutrisystem plan, be sure to log it in your NuMi app journal as one SmartCarb, two PowerFuels, half of an Extra and one Vegetable.

You can customize this summer salad recipe to your liking! Feel free to swap the cantaloupe with watermelon or even honeydew – both are delicious with the goat cheese and arugula. You could even use a different type of fruit other than melons, such as fresh strawberries, blueberries, sliced apples or raspberries.

The goat cheese can be replaced with another creamy cheese – it would be super tasty with crumbled feta or chopped mozzarella. You can also replace the arugula with a different leafy green like kale or spinach.

More Sweet and Savory Summer Salad Recipes

Fresh fruit makes seasonal salads even more delicious. Here are some of our favorite recipes:

Servings: 1

Calories per Serving: 283

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, 2 PowerFuels, ½ Extra and 1 Vegetable


  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1 cup cantaloupe cubes
  • 1 oz. goat cheese crumbles
  • 1 Tbsp. pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Dressing
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ½ Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. honey
  • ½ tsp. Dijon mustard
  • Black pepper, to taste


  1. Whisk dressing ingredients together in a salad bowl.
  2. Add arugula and toss to coat.
  3. Transfer to a serving plate and top with cantaloupe, goat cheese, pumpkin seeds and cherry tomatoes.
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