Cantaloupe Cooler Salad Recipe

Cantaloup cooler salad is a simple melon salad. Tossed with bacon and onion rings the cantaloupe salad is quite savory and is served with poppy seed dressing. Delicious yet easy, it is perfect for brunches.


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main Ingredient


 Cantaloupes/2 small cantaloupes1 Large
 Lettuce leaves5
 Onion1 Large, thinly sliced and separated into rings
 Bacon1⁄2 Pound, cooked and crumbled
 Poppy seed dressing1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1886 Calories from Fat 370

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g65.9%

Saturated Fat 13.2 g66.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60 mg

Sodium 1902.9 mg79.3%

Total Carbohydrates 385 g128.3%

Dietary Fiber 42 g167.8%

Sugars 330.7 g

Protein 54 g107.4%

Vitamin A 2780% Vitamin C 2499.9%

Calcium 46% Iron 52.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Peel cantaloupe, and cut into bite size pieces; arrange on lettuce leaves on individual salad plates.
Top cantaloupe with onion rings and crumbled bacon.
Drizzle Blender Poppy Seed Dressing over salad