Melon and Cucumbers with Pepper and Lime Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Melon and Cucumbers with Pepper and Lime Salad recipe? Learn how to make Melon and Cucumbers with Pepper and Lime Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by soaraway

Makes 4 servings



Another crazy Clarecipe! (Apparently nicked from Deborah Madison.) It's probably best to substitute honeydew or cantaloupe for the watermelon, but watermelon is what I have, so watermelon is what I'll use!

Recipe Ingredients for Melon and Cucumbers with Pepper and Lime Salad

1/4 watermelon
3 cucumbers
2 cups arugula leaves
1 teaspoon grated or minced lime zest
2 tbsp fresh lime juice
2 pinches salt
1 pinch pepper
5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 scallions, including an inch of the greens, thinly sliced into rounds
2 tbsp chopped mint

Recipe Directions for Melon and Cucumbers with Pepper and Lime Salad

  1. Scoop out the seeds, then slice the melon into narrow wedges and remove the skin.

  2. Scrub the cucumbers or peel if the skin is thick; cut into sixths.

  3. Make a bed of greens on four plates and arrange the melon and cucumbers on top.

  4. To make dressing mix lime zest, lime juice, salt, oil, scallions, and mint.

  5. Spoon the dressing over the top and season with a little salt & pepper.

Categories

Fruits, Salads, No Cook, Vegetarian, Kosher

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 279.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
194
Calories from Fat
155
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.2g
26%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
87mg
4%
Potassium
421mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
10.6g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
4.7g
Protein
2.0g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 7% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in vitamin C
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