You are here: Home » Recipes » Spinach and Melon Salad with Honey Citrus Vinaigrette Spinach and Melon Salad with Honey Citrus Vinaigrette Recipe by Relish ContributorKitchen Tested Yield 6 servings Looking for a great summer salad that’s refreshing, colorful, and jam-packed with flavor? Give your taste buds a thrill with this fruity spinach salad accented with Maple Pecans, if desired. PrintEmail Ingredients Mapel Pecans1/4 cup pecan halves1 tablespoon pure maple syrupHoney Citrus Vinaigrette:2 tablespoons honey1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon canola oil2 tablespoons orange juice1 tablespoon lime juice Salt and pepper to taste dash hot sauceSalad:1 (6-ounce) package fresh baby spinach1 cup cubed seeded watermelon1 cup cubed cantaloupe1 small cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced1/2 cup thin red onion slices, halved Honey Citrus Vinaigrette (recipe below) Maple Pecans (optional, recipe below) Instructions Preheat oven to 375F. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray. Mix pecans and syrup in a small bowl. Spread across pan and bake 10 minutes, or until toasty brown. Whisk together vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl. Combine all ingredients in a large salad bowl and toss with pecans and dressing.