Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

It’s summer and its hot! The oven may be the last thing you want to turn on. So what can you make that’s cool, refreshing, healthy and ready in a snap? Easy: Cantaloupe and Cucumber salad!

Ready in minutes and can hold for a couple of days in your refrigerator. This salad is perfect for picnics and pool parties. Plus, you can easily transition this salad into a fancy brunch dish with the addition of lox and bagels.

Cantaloupe salad

Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 

1 medium ripe cantaloupe

1 medium English cucumber

1 small red onion

1 Tbsp Dill dried (1/2 Tbsp if fresh)

1 Tbsp White rice wine vinegar

2 Tbsp Clover Honey

Preparation: 

Thinly slice your cantaloupe into 1/4″ slices. Using a mandoline, shave thin slices of cucumber and the red onion. Toss the cucumber, cantaloupe, onion and remaining ingredients in a bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes then serve.

Advertisements

Snacks to go!

Everyone needs a little pick me up in their day. Why not pick up one of these bite size caprese skewers. These super simple bite size treasures are easy to assemble and can hold in your refrigerator for a couple of days. Here’s how we love to make them:

Have on hand: fresh basil leaves, cherry tomatoes and marinated mozzarella. Thread each item alternating in between onto a toothpick. No seasoning required thanks to the marinating oil from your mozzarella. See simple! 

Caprese skewers