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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. —Edie Farm, Farmington, New Mexico
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 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


  • In a small bowl, combine the oil, lemon juice, sugar and pepper. Slice cucumber, then cut into quarters.
  • 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.

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