Minty Watermelon-Cucumber Salad
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
Makes16 servings (3/4 cup each)
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 60 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 78mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.
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Nov 24, 2018
I made this for the 2nd time and followed my own recommendations noted in my first review - and I liked it much better this time. The first time a helpful dinner guest seeded and cut up the watermelon - but the pieces were too small and the melon was overshadowed by the stronger ingredients. Big 1 inch by 1 inch chunks of melon were the key,
Apr 11, 2018
Mmmmmm so good...I love both watermelon and cucumbers....so when I read the recipe...I knew I had to try it for Easter dinner...needless to say it was a hit !!
Sep 21, 2017
We made this at work for a cardiac rehab luncheon for > 100 people. It turned out great! We had people requesting the recipe and also coming back for seconds. What a great combination.
Aug 6, 2017
This is so good. I made it today for a family golf tournament, and I think they are gonna love it. It is really refreshing, just the right combo of sweet and savory. Will make it again for sure!
Jul 16, 2017
Excellent!! I used vanilla balsamic vinegar and blood orange olive oil! Added dressing right before serving. Also, didn't have mint so used fresh basil. Family loved!!
Jul 6, 2017
I made this last summer for a cookout and everyone loved it! Chilled it for a couple of hours first and it was very cool and refreshing. I have made it several more times since then for home and pot luck dinners and am always asked for the recipe. I make it like it is written except for using cucumbers from my garden when I can instead of English cucumbers and I do peel them first. It's easy to cut in half for just my family. Thank you, Roblynn!
Jun 27, 2017
Great summer salad and so refreshing. Next time I will peel off the cucumber skins as they seemed tough.
Aug 12, 2016
Yummy salad. Made as stated. Added dressing 2 hrs before serving as suggested and tasted great.
Jul 8, 2016
We thought this salad was very refreshing and a nice change of pace from your "typical" sweet melon salads.
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.