Melon, Cucumber & Tomato Salad Recipe

Step 1

Combine oil, lemon juice, sugar, salt, pepper, parsley and mint. Mix until well blended. If made ahead, cover and refrigerate until next day.

Step 2

About 1 hour before serving, cut melon in half; scoop out seeds. Cut melon into thin wedges and remove rind.

Step 3

In a salad bowl, combine melon, cucumber and tomatoes. Stir dressing again; pour over salad and mix gently until well coated. Cover and let stand at room temperature for about 45 minutes, stirring once or twice.

From _Sunset Fresh Ways with Salads_ by the editors of Sunset Books and Sunset Magazine. Menlo Park, CA: Lane Publishing Company, 1987. Pg. 75. ISBN 0-376-02608-1. Electronic format by Cathy Harned.

Things You'll Need

  • 1/2c Salad oil
  • 1/4c Lemon or lime juice
  • 2ts Sugar
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Pepper
  • 1tb Finely chopped parsley
  • 1tb Finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1sm Casaba or honeydew melon
  • 1sm English cucumber
  • -- peeled if desired
  • -- thinly sliced
  • 4lg Firm-ripe tomatoes; peeled
  • -- cubed (abt. 2 lb)

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