Cucumber-Watermelon Salad Recipe -
Cucumber-Watermelon Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Cucumber-Watermelon Salad

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"This cool, refreshing summer salad is oh so delicious! Sweet and tangy at the same time."

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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    30 mins


  1. Place the watermelon and cucumber cubes in a large bowl, and gently toss with the salt and sugar. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and toss to coat. Refrigerate for 15 minutes, then gently toss one last time before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 08, 2008

This is a tasty salad (especially on a hot summer's day) as it stands, but adding some crumbled feta really livens up the taste. This is not a salad to be overlooked and also easy on your diet!!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 17, 2008

I really wanted to like this more than I did. I think the balsamic overwhelmed the taste of everything else and also spoiled the beautiful fresh colours. Sorry!

Aug 12, 2008

I love this recipe. I've made it twice. The first time exactly as the recipe stated. I did peel and seed my cucumbers. The second time I added crushed pineapple, fresh chopped cilantro and freshly grated ginger. Both versions were absolutely delicious! A keeper!

Aug 11, 2008

This was a fun little addition to our dinner recently & it turned out wonderful. My husband who is always the skeptic in our house was a little "wierded" out by a watermelon salad and when he tasted it he automatically was impressed. It is a cool and crisp summer salad, the one thing I did differently is I used white balsamic vinegar and it was great.

Aug 14, 2008

I love the sophisticated flavor/color combo that this salad has, which belies how easy it is to put together. I used raspberry white balsamic vinegar, which worked well.

May 08, 2011

This was great! Used Kosher salt, included the sugar, and used superb quality vinegar. Also added an avocado. Very nice brunch salad! The only thing I might change next time would be to use a white balsamic, as the brown masks the vibrancy of the melon and cuke colors together...

Mar 05, 2009

Interesting taste - not bad at all! I added rockmelon to the mix which tasted ok. I also accidentally put in ground pepper, but this couldn't really be tasted in the vinegar. Overall was quite nice to eat on a hot summer day!

Aug 23, 2008

This was decent and I enjoyed trying a new kind of salad. It was too salty for me and I found the vinegar overpowering, but I enjoyed the crunchy cucumbers with the watermelon. Not one I'll make again, but it's always fun to try new things!


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  • Calories
  • 48 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 238 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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