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Cucumber Melon Salad

 Cucumber Melon Salad
This colorful salad is tangy and delicious. The unexpected combination is such a pleasant surprise. You can use whatever type of melon you have on hand.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 unpeeled small cucumber
  • 1 cup cubed melon of your choice

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the oil, lemon juice, sugar and pepper. Cut
  • a few slices from cucumber and set aside for garnish. Cut remaining
  • cucumber into quarters, then cut into pieces.
  • In a serving bowl, combine cucumber and melon. Pour dressing over
  • all; toss gently to coat. Garnish with reserved cucumber slices.
  • Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 92 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.