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Melon/Cucumber Salad Doug Gazlay's iLoveVittles.com recipe

Marinated Cucumber and Melon Salad

Mitch Cole
Summertime taste in a Cucmber and Mellon delightful dish
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Prep Time 15 mins
Chilling Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 8 People

Equipment

  • Manoline or chopping knife
  • Perry Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Large Mixing/Serving bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 1 medium English Cucumber(s) (thinly sliced)
  • 1.5 cups Radishes (thinly sliced)
  • 1 small Sweet Honeydew Melon (cut into slices)
  • 1/2 cup Mint leaves (cut into strips)
  • 1/2 cup Fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Sugar

Instructions
 

Prep

  • Thinly (but not too thinly) slice mellon, cucumber, and radishes.
    Thin sliced Honeydew & Cucumbers Doug Gazlay's iLoveVittles.com
  • Cut mint leaves into strips
    Fresh Mint Leaves Doug Gazlay's ILoveVittles.com
  • Measure out 1/2 cup lemon juice and 2 Tbsp sugar

Combine ingredients

  • Combine all ingredients into a large mixing bowl and stir
  • Add mint garnish and chill two hours
    Melon/Cucumber Salad Doug Gazlay's iLoveVittles.com recipe

Serving Size

  • Yield 1/2 cup per serving

Notes

A Manoline was used to cut the cucumber, melon, and radishes.  You can slice by hand.
I found that slicing too thinly causes the ingredients to stick together in a big "mashy" kind of way.  1/8 thickness or more is preferred.
Manoline- Doug Gazlay's ILoveVittles.com site
Manoline- Doug Gazlay's ILoveVittles.com site
Keyword cucumber, fresh salad, mellon
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