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Cantaloupe Wedges with Feta Cheese


This dish makes a summery starter. In it, the tangy feta and crushed peppercorns contrast with the sweet melon.

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  • Servings: 4
Cantaloupe Wedges with Feta Cheese

Photography: Kirsten Strecker

Source: Martha Stewart Living, June 2005


  • 1/2 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • 1/2 ripe cantaloupe, seeded
  • 1 block (8 ounces) feta cheese, broken into 4 pieces


  1. Coarsely crush peppercorns with the flat side of a large knife or with a mortar and pestle. Just before serving, cut cantaloupe into 4 wedges. Place 1 wedge and 1 piece of cheese on each serving plate. Sprinkle cheese with peppercorns.

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