Cucumber Melon Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
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. —Edie Farm, Farmington, New Mexico
Cucumber Melon Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. In a small bowl, combine the oil, lemon juice, sugar and pepper. Slice cucumber, then cut into quarters.
  2. In a serving bowl, combine cucumber and melon. Pour dressing over all; toss gently to coat.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 159 calories, 14g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 fat, 1/2 starch.