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.
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 2 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- Dash pepper
- 1 unpeeled small cucumber
- 1 cup cubed melon of your choice
- 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.
Originally published as Cucumber Melon Salad in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p54