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Melon Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing

Juicy, refreshing Melon Salad with a Honey Yogurt Dressing is the perfect summertime salad. Honeydew melon and cucumber provide sweetness and crunch while wheat berries, kale and red onion add in layers of flavor. Topped with a homemade cilantro honey yogurt dressing, this side salad is perfect for any summertime gathering.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: brunch, Salad, Side Dish
Servings: 8 Servings
Author: Aline Shaw


  • 2 cups of cooked wheat berries
  • 7-8 cups of sweet honeydew melon - peeled, seeded and cut into cubes from a 2 pounds melon
  • 2.5 cups of diced cucumber 1 large cucumber
  • 1.5 cups of thinly sliced red onion
  • 5 oz package of kale, baby kale arugula or spinach also work

For the Dressing

  • 1/2 cup of plain Greek yogurt plain European style works, too
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Brazilian sofrito or 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of minced fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon of minced fresh mint leaves about 6 large leaves
  • salt to taste


  • Add the diced melons, the cucumber, the onion slices and the cooked wheat berries to a large bowl, and set aside.
  • Add all the dressing ingredients to a medium bowl, and whisk to combine.
  • Dress the melon mixture with the desired amount of dressing, then toss in the baby kale.

Bom Apetite!!