Watermelon Cucumber and Lime Salad

This fresh watermelon, cool cucumber, tangy feta, fresh mint and a drizzle of lime and honey is the perfect summer salad.
This fresh watermelon, cool cumber, tangy feta, fresh mint and a drizzle of honey and lime is the perfect summer salad.

Watermelon, cucumber and lime salad. This fresh watermelon, cool cucumber, tangy feta, fresh mint and a drizzle of lime and honey is the perfect summer salad. Originally posted on Sept 2016, I have taken new photos of the watermelon salad and rewritten the blog post.

Quick to make and sweet and savoury, this gluten-free summer salad is always a winner. Cut the watermelon and cucumbers into equal size squares and arrange on a plate. It becomes a really eye catching salad to serve to friends and family at your next bbq or picnic.

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Salty, sweet and refreshing. This watermelon, cucumber and lime salad is what you must make this weekend. I really cannot get enough of this salad when it is watermelon season.

This fresh watermelon, cool cucumber, tangy feta, fresh mint and a drizzle of lime and honey is the perfect summer salad.

WHAT INGREDIENTS YOU NEED:

  • Watermelon
  • Mini Cucumbers
  • Feta cheese
  • Fresh Mint
  • Lime
  • Honey
  • Tajin spice (Optional)
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I am a big salad eater and this gluten-free summer salad is a favourite of mine. Watermelon is one of my favourite summer fruits and I love it plain, with a sprinkle of Tajin spice on, or in this salad. It is so good!

Are you a watermelon fan? Just a few ingredients are needed to make this eye catching and refreshing watermelon, cucumber and lime gluten-free salad.

This fresh watermelon, cool cumber, tangy feta, fresh mint and a drizzle of lime and honey is the perfect summer salad.

Watermelon is great on its own, but have you tried a squeeze of fresh lime juice on it? So amazing!

HOW TO MAKE THIS WATERMELON SALAD:

  1. Lightly peel the mini cucumbers.
  2. Cut the cucumbers into squares. Trim the corners to make the cucumbers more into a square shape.
  3. Cut the watermelon into square shapes about the same size as the cucumbers.
  4. Alternate the watermelon and cucumber on a plate.
  5. Crumble the feta and sprinkle over.
  6. Cut up the mint and sprinkle over the watermelon.
  7. Squeeze the juice a lime over the watermelon.
  8. Drizzle a bit of honey over all.
  9. Optional, Sprinkle a bit of Tajin spice over the salad.
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This gluten-free watermelon, cucumber and lime salad is sweet and savoury at the same time. It is light and refreshing and a terrific salad on a hot day. A simple sweet and salty watermelon salad that is perfect to go alongside grilled fish or chicken.

If you have never tired watermelon and feta together, I highly recommend it. A great side dish for a summer bbq or picnic. You won’t believe how easy or how delicious this salad is once you make it.

This fresh watermelon, cool cucumber, tangy feta, fresh mint and a drizzle of lime and honey is the perfect summer salad.

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This fresh watermelon, cool cucumber, tangy feta, fresh mint and a drizzle of lime and honey is the perfect summer salad.

Watermelon Cucumber and Lime Salad

This fresh watermelon, cool cucumber, tangy feta, fresh mint and a drizzle of honey and lime is the perfect summer salad.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Equipment

  • cutting board
  • knives
  • serving plate
  • measuring cups and spoons

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups watermelon, cut into squares
  • 4-5 mini cucumbers, sliced into squares
  • 1/3-1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled (cow, sheet or goat feta)
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1 lime
  • 2 tsp honey

Instructions
 

  • Lightly peel the mini cucumbers.
  • Cut the cucumbers into squares. Trim corners so that cucumbers are more a square shape.
  • Cut the watermelon into squares about the size of the cucumbers.
  • Arrange the watermelon and cucumbers on a plate. I like to alternate them.
  • Crumble the feta and sprinkle over the watermelon and cucumbers.
  • Finely chop the mint and sprinkle over the salad.
  • Squeeze the juice of the lime over the salad.
  • Drizzle the honey over the salad.
  • Optional. Sprinkle Tajin spice over the salad
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Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

Turn ripe cantaloupe into a healthy and delicious gluten-free summer salad.

Turn ripe cantaloupe into a healthy and delicious gluten-free summer salad. Cantaloupe balls are plated with cucumber balls, fresh mint, tangy feta cheese and a squeeze of fresh lime.

This salad does not need a dressing-just a drizzle of olive oil with the fresh lime juice is all that is needed. Sometimes, simple is the best!

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I originally posted this recipe on the blog on Sept 2016. It was fun to take new photos ad this time I cut the cantaloupe and cucumbers into balls. I then placed it on the plate in a Tetris type style. Plating the cantaloupe and cucumber salad this way definitely gives it a bit of a wow factor, especially when entertaining. But you could easily just toss all the ingredients into bowl and serve it that way.

Turn ripe cantaloupe into a healthy and delicious gluten-free summer salad.

A quick and easy gluten-free salad using fresh ingredients. This cantaloupe and cucumber salad with feta is perfect for summertime eating. A great salad when melons are in season.

INGREDIENTS NEEDED TO MAKE THIS SALAD:

  • 1/2 Cantaloupe
  • Mini Cucumbers
  • Lime
  • Olive Oil
  • Fresh Mint
  • Thai Red Chili (optional)
  • Maldon Sea Salt
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Sweetness from the cantaloupe, crispness from the cucumbers, saltiness from the feta and fresh mint all make this summer salad taste so good. It is a simple gluten-free summer salad that is both sweet and savoury.

Turn ripe cantaloupe into a healthy and delicious gluten-free summer salad.

HOW TO MAKE THE SALAD:

  1. Use a melon baller to scoop balls out of the cantaloupe.
  2. Set balls aside.
  3. Lightly peel mini cucumbers.
  4. Cut cucumbers into squares the size of the balls. Trim corners of square cucumbers to resemble a ball shape.
  5. Set cucumbers aside.
  6. In a small bowl whisk the olive oil and lime juice together,
  7. Chop the fresh mint and slice thinly the Thai red chili pepper and set aside.
  8. Chop up 1/2 container of feta into crumbles. Set aside.
  9. To assemble. On a plate alternate the cantaloupe balls with the cucumbers.
  10. Sprinkle fresh mint, feta and chilies on top.
  11. Drizzle lime juice and oil on top.
  12. Sprinkle a bit of salt over all.
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Looking for a warm weather, easy to make salad could be any easier. It takes less than 15 minutes to make. This cantaloupe and cucumber salad is healthy and delicious and is a great side dish to bring to your next bbq or picnic. Stay cool and hydrated with this gluten-free salad recipe. Both cantaloupe and cucumber are very high in water content.

Turn ripe cantaloupe into a healthy and delicious gluten-free summer salad.

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Turn ripe cantaloupe into a healthy and delicious gluten-free summer salad.

Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

Turn ripe cantaloupe into a healthy and delicious gluten-free summer salad.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American

Equipment

  • melon baller
  • measuring cups and spoons
  • plate
  • cutting board
  • knives

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 Cantaloupe, cored
  • 5-6 mini cucumbers
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese, cow, goat or sheep
  • 1 lime, juice
  • 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4- 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh mint
  • Maldon sea salt
  • 1 tsp finely chopped red chile pepper Optional

Instructions
 

  • Use a melon baller to scoop balls out of cantaloupe. Set aside balls.
  • Lightly peel the cucumbers.
  • Cut cucumbers into square shapes the size of the melon balls.
  • Trim the corners of the cucumber squares to make them more ball shape. Set aside.
  • Slice the chili pepper into very thin slices.
  • Alternate melon balls and cucumber on a plate.
  • Whisk the lime juice and olive oil together.
  • Sprinkle the fresh mint, feta and chili slices over the melons and cucumbers.
  • Drizzle the lime juice/oil over the mixture.
  • Serve right away or chill in refrigerator for an hour.
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