Picnics with Spiced Melon

Spiced Melon

Serves 4


1 large melon (such as honeydew or cantaloupe)

½ lemon

1 tablespoon flaky salt

1 tablespoon smoky salt

1 teaspoon Aleppo pepper

1 teaspoon crushed pink peppercorns

1 teaspoon sumac

More options:

Lime juice instead of lemon

½ teaspoon chili powder

Chopped cilantro


Mix salts and spices into a small bowl.

Seed, and cut melons into slices, arranging on a serving platter. Squeeze lemon juice over melons. Sprinkle salt and spice mix over melons and serve.


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