For a refreshing summer side, serve lemony Watermelon-Cucumber Salad to go along with your favorite grilled dish.
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups cubed seedless watermelon
1 cup thinly sliced English cucumber
1/4 cup thinly vertically sliced red onion
1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil
How to Make It
Combine oil, juice, and salt in a large bowl, stirring well. Add watermelon, cucumber, and onion; toss well to coat. Sprinkle salad evenly with basil.
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WOW, this was a surprise how great it was! I didn't think my husband would like it at all, but he thought it was great!! This is something we will definitely make again. Served as a side to Grilled Chicken with Honey BBQ sauce from same issue, but not sure what else I could serve it with because it is so unique.
This was really tasty and unique. My husband was skeptical of the basil and watermelon, but he really liked and had seconds and thirds. Don't make too far in advance b/c the juice comes out and gets watery at the bottom of the bowl.
Easy to make and tasty, especially if you add some feta or goat cheese. I thought a 1/4 cup of red onion was a bit much and cut it down, but I ended up adding more once I tasted the finished product. If you have sensitive teeth, make sure it's at room temperature when you serve it to be fully enjoyed!