For Hot Melon Salad, first cut the pepperoni open lengthwise, remove seeds and white septum.
Cut open the melon, remove seeds and peel. Place in a salad bowl with the washed and drained leaf lettuce.
Puree the peppers in a blender or mortar with 4 tablespoons of oil, a pinch of the salt and the juice of one lime.
Pour the dressing over the salad and flavor with a little grated lime zest.
Hot melon salad is a wonderful refreshment on hot summer days!
Use organic limes for Hot Melon Salad if possible - if you can't get them, switch to organic lemon!