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

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You know watermelon's great with other fruits, but try it with veggies, too. This garden-fresh salad is incredibly refreshing and only a little bit sweet. It's a sure bet for any sunny-day get-together. —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 medium 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 equals 60 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 78 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g 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

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Minty Watermelon-Cucumber Salad

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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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Reviewed May. 11, 2014

"Different but it was good."

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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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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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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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