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Crunchy Summer Melon Cucumber Salad

Experience the epitome of summer freshness with my Crunchy Summer Melon Cucumber Salad. A tantalizing blend of honeydew melon, crisp cucumber, and zesty feta, all kissed by fragrant herbs and a delightful dressing. Embrace the taste of summer today.

Total Time
20 min
Simple & Professional Tasty Recipes

Ingredients for 4 Servings

  • 300g ripe cantaloupe- or watermelon, diced
    300g cucumber, diced
    100g red onion, finely chopped
    30g fresh mint leaves, chopped
    30g fresh basil leaves, chopped
    60ml lime juice (from approximately 2 limes)
    30ml extra-virgin olive oil
    5g honey or maple syrup
    Salt and black pepper to taste

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    20 min

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    • 1. Prepare the Dressing:
      • In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, extra-virgin olive oil, honey or maple syrup, salt, and black pepper. Set aside.

      2. Assemble the Salad:

      • In a large salad bowl, combine the diced cantaloupe- or watermelon, diced cucumber, finely chopped red onion, chopped fresh mint leaves, and chopped fresh basil leaves.

      3. Drizzle with Dressing:

      • Drizzle the prepared dressing over the salad ingredients.

      4. Toss Gently:

      • Gently toss everything together until the salad is well coated with the dressing.

      5. Chill and Serve:

      • Refrigerate the Crunchy Summer Melon Cucumber Salad for about 15-20 minutes before serving to enhance the flavors.

      6. Enjoy:

      • Serve your refreshing salad as a perfect summer side dish or a light, healthy snack.
    Pro Tips
    • For an extra burst of flavor, try adding a handful of pitted Kalamata olives.
    • To make this salad even more substantial, add some grilled chicken or shrimp.
    • Don’t forget to chill your serving bowls for an extra refreshing experience.
    • Customize the dressing by adding a touch of honey for sweetness or a pinch of chili flakes for a bit of heat.


Calories (per serving): Approximately 220 calories
Enjoy making and savoring this delightful Crunchy Summer Melon Cucumber Salad!

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