Recipe: Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

cantaloupe cucumber salad recipe

As much as I love to cook and bake I find when the hot temperatures climb here in Calgary all I want is cold dishes. Nothing complicated either. I just want something that is easy to make and tastes great.

This new recipe for cantaloupe and cucumber salad does the trick.

I almost feel guilty posting the recipe for it really is just so easy. Minimal ingredients, but all fresh in flavours!

This salad would be great at a summer barbecue too. You can top the salad with sliced BBQ chicken breasts or serve it as a side salad alongside a full chicken breast.

Definitely easy clean up in the kitchen too!

One cutting board, a spiralizer for slicing up the cucumber, one bowl and that’s it.

I used a mandolin for slicing the cucumber really thin. Super quick that way.

cantaloupe cucumber salad recipe

Okay, here is the recipe for the Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad and when I say it is an easy recipe, it really is.

Recipe: Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cantaloupe, cored, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 of an English cucumber
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1-2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh mint
  • Maldon sea salt
  • Optional: 1 tsp finely chopped red chile pepper

Directions:

  1. Slice the cucumber using a spiralizer. I like to use the blade that slices long very thin strips.
  2. Use a mandolin to thinly slice the cantaloupe.
  3. In a medium bowl whisk the lime juice and olive oil.
  4. Add the sliced cantaloupe, sliced cucumber, fresh mint (optional chile pepper ) and sea salt and toss lightly.

Salad is ready to serve!

cantaloupe cucumber salad recipe

cantaloupe cucumber salad recipe

Enjoy!

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