Melon and Cucumber Salad

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Melon and Cucumber Salad
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation

Healthy, because

Even smarter

This light summer appetizer has a delicious crunch and is surprisingly satiating thanks to the addition of yogurt.

This salad makes a great side next to grilled poultry or steak.

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 small Cucumber
18 ounces Watermelon
9 ounces Yogurt (0.1% fat)
1 lemon (juiced)
salt
freshly ground peppers
sugar
to garnish
4 mint
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Preparation steps

1.

Rinse the cucumber. Cut lengthwise into eight pieces, then dice into 1/2 inch cubes. Remove the fruit of the melon from the shell, remove the seeds, and cut into bite-sized pieces. Mix the cucumber with the melon and divide into four 7 ounce glasses. 

2.

Mix the yogurt with the lemon juice and season to taste with salt, pepper, and sugar. Top the cucumber mixture with the yogurt sauce, and garnish with a sprig of mint.

Comments

 
I simply love cucumber and watermelon! Could I add a little more cucumber than watermelon? Would it kill the balanced taste of the dessert?
Cyndy from EAT SMARTER's picture
This recipe is very flexible, so feel free to add more cucumber!