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Minty Watermelon-Cucumber Salad Recipe
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Minty Watermelon-Cucumber Salad Recipe

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Capturing the fantastic flavors of summer, this refreshing, beautiful watermelon-cucumber salad will be the talk of any picnic or potluck. —Roblynn Hunnisett, Guelph, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups cubed seedless watermelon
  • 2 English cucumbers, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 60 calories, 3g fat (trace saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 78mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine watermelon, cucumbers, green onions and mint. In a small bowl, whisk remaining ingredients. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately or refrigerate, covered, up to 2 hours before serving. Yield: 16 servings (3/4 cup each).
Originally published as Minty-Watermelon Cucumber Salad in Healthy Cooking June/July 2010, p37


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sgronholz
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2016

"We thought this salad was very refreshing and a nice change of pace from your "typical" sweet melon salads."

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lindamooierler
Reviewed May. 12, 2016

"Made this for a pot luck supper at church. Everyone loved it. All said they had never thought of combining cucumber and watermelon but it worked."

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lreynal
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2015

"I thought this was okay. It is certainly different. Got mixed response from the guests at the party too. Likely won't make it again."

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SchaeferSmith
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2015

"This is absolutely delicious!! I will be making this again and again. I did not have fresh mint so I substituted with fresh basil out of my garden. YUMMMM! Thank you!"

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Beema
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2014

"This salad is definitely a keeper. Did not change one thing, and everyone at the family party loved it. A very subtle blending of flavors. As a volunteer Field Editor, I rate this one five starts,"

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dzz1qy
Reviewed May. 11, 2014

"Different but it was good."

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sddeck
Reviewed May. 1, 2014

"I loved the simplicity and taste of this salad. My husband was not a fan of the balsamic vinegar taste with the watermelon. I guess will make this just fit myself when using up leftover watermelon or cucumbers."

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missbouch
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2013

"Interesting way to use summer fruits and vegetables. Didnt use the mint and did cut the recipe in half as there are only two of us."

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BarbieQ66
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2013

"I used balsamic vinaigrette instead of the vinegar/oil/salt/pepper. Delicious! Will definitely make again! Coworker made it this way also, and her family loved it too!!"

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califdreamin@nemont.net
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2013

"This is like, one of the best fruit salads ... ever! Thank you for submitting this one!"

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