Red, White and Blue Fruit Salad

Wisconsin Cheese Red, White and Blue Fruit Salad Recipe
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Active Time
40 Minutes


Honey-lime Dressing:

Fruit Salad:


Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Fontina can be used in this recipe.


Honey-lime Dressing:

  1. Whisk the honey, lime juice and lime zest in a small bowl. Stir in mint; set aside.

Fruit Salad:

  1. Cut fontina into 1/2-inch slices, each about 2-inches wide. Cut slices with a 1 1/2-inch star cookie cutter, using the handle of a small spoon to press and release cheese from cutter at star points.
  2. Combine watermelon and berries in a large serving bowl. Top with fontina. Drizzle with reserved dressing just before serving; gently toss salad to coat. Garnish with mint if desired.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

This lovely fontina is sweet and smooth with a creamy, peppery finish. For a delicious treat, try this cheese paired with sauvignon blanc, favorite merlot or an American pale ale.

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