Melon-Cucumber Salad

A quick and easy 5-ingredient salad can certainly save the day. This super fresh melon-cucumber dish will hit the spot as a side dish or stand alone all by itself.


4 servings (Salad pictured on page 16.) (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 64
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 1.4 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 13.6 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 12 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


1 medium cucumber
3 cups cubed cantaloupe
2 tablespoons limeade concentrate, undiluted
1 tablespoon water
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon chili powder


Cut cucumber in half lengthwise; cut each half crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Combine cucumber and cantaloupe in a medium bowl.

Combine limeade concentrate and remaining 3 ingredients, stirring well. Pour limeade mixture over cantaloupe mixture; toss lightly. Cover and chill thoroughly. Toss lightly before serving.


Cooking Light The Lazy Gourmet

January 1997
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