Summer Salad Recipe: Refreshing Watermelon and Cucumber-Mint Salad.

Summer Salads: Refreshing Watermelon and Cucumber-Mint Salad.

During the hot and scorching summer months staying cool and hydrated is essential. Do so by enjoying a  Refreshing Watermelon and Cucumber-Mint Salad. It's delicious, filled with nutrition and wonderful salad for lunch or to serve to your guests. Read on to see the complete and easy to prepare recipe...

Refreshing Watermelon and Cucumber-Mint Salad
(Makes 10 to 12 servings)

1 medium-size watermelon, preferably seedless
6 green onions
1/4 cup (50 mL) coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves
2 English cucumbers
1/4 cup (50 mL) each balsamic vinegar and olive oil
1 tsp (5 mL) each salt and ground black pepper

  1. Cut melon chunks into large, thick triangular pieces. 
  2. Thinly slice green onions diagonally and Chop mint. 
  3. Slice cucumbers lengthwise into quarters, then slice diagonally into pieces about 1/2 inch (1 cm) long. 
  4. In a large bowl, whisk vinegar with olive oil, salt and pepper. 
  5. Add watermelon and cucumbers in batches and gently toss until evenly mixed. 
  6. Place in drained watermelon shell and Sprinkle with green onions and mint. 
  7. Serve right away or refrigerate. Enjoy!

What's your favorite summer salad and will you try the Refreshing Watermelon and Cucumber-Mint Salad recipe above? Leave a comment below.
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