Recipe: Dorothy Lamour's cantaloupe salad

Total time: 40 minutes

Servings: 4

Note: In effect, this is a Waldorf salad with the addition of diced cantaloupe and fresh peaches, with our updated vinaigrette. From "282 Ways to Make a Salad," by Bebe Daniels and Jill Allgood (1950).

1 cup diced cantaloupe

1/2 cup diced fresh peaches

1/2 cup diced apples

1/2 cup diced celery

1/4 cup diced nuts

1/4 cup orange juice

1 small shallot minced

1/4 teaspoon salt

Dash pepper

1/4 cup oil

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1. Mix the cantaloupe, peaches, apples, celery and nuts in a bowl. Set aside.

2. Whisk together the orange juice, shallot, salt, pepper and oil. Pour over the cantaloupe mixture and soak 30 minutes. Drain, then dress with the mayonnaise.

Each serving: 312 calories; 208 mg. sodium; 16 mg. cholesterol; 30 grams fat; 4 grams saturated fat; 10 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams protein; 2 grams fiber.

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