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Marinated cucumber and melon salad

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Total Time
2 hr 15 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
A refreshing side for any summer menu, this salad is especially nice alongside grilled main dishes. We used a mandolin to cut the fruit and vegetables, but you can slice them by hand with a sharp knife. Honeydew, cucumber, and mint are a classic combination, but you can also use cantaloupe in this recipe. It can sometimes be difficult to select a ripe melon, but a good rule of thumb is to find one with a sweet aroma emanating from the melon’s stem and bottom. We opted for an English cucumber, which has a thin skin that doesn’t need to be peeled.

Ingredients

English cucumber(s)

1 medium, thinly sliced

fresh radish(es)

1½ cup(s), sliced, thinly sliced

honeydew melon

¼ medium, cut into thin slices

mint leaves

½ cup(s), fresh, cut into thin ribbons

fresh lemon juice

¼ cup(s)

sugar

1 Tbsp

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl; chill for at least 2 hours. Yields about 1/2 cup per serving.

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