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Melon-Cucumber Salad

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  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 6
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Try these fruits of summer dressed with a sweet-and-sour dressing.

Ingredients

1/4
cup vegetable oil
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1/2
teaspoon sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
3
cups 3/4-inch pieces melon, (honeydew, cantaloupe, watermelon)
Assorted salad greens
2
small cucumbers, thinly sliced

Directions

  • 1 Shake oil, lemon juice, sugar, salt and pepper in tightly covered container; toss with melon and cucumbers.
  • 2 Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour but no longer than 8 hours. Drain salad. Serve on salad greens.

Expert Tips

Fresh lemon juice brings the best flavor to this tangy dressing. You’ll need 1 or 2 lemons—depending on their size—to get the 2 tablespoons needed here.

You’ll save plenty of time buy purchasing precut melon from the produce section.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
115 mg
Total Carbohydrate
10 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein
1 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
36%
36%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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