Minty Watermelon-Cucumber Salad
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
Makes16 servings (3/4 cup each)
I get many requests for this recipe - a nice variation to a watermelon salad for the summer.
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,
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 !!
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.
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!
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!!
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!
Great summer salad and so refreshing. Next time I will peel off the cucumber skins as they seemed tough.
Yummy salad. Made as stated. Added dressing 2 hrs before serving as suggested and tasted great.
We thought this salad was very refreshing and a nice change of pace from your "typical" sweet melon salads.