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Cucumber Melon Spa Salad

This light, refreshing, juicy salad is not only healthy but perfect to stave off the summer heat. Spiralized cucumber noodles provide a bed for mixed melon balls, lightly dressed in a grapeseed oil mint dressing.Should a spiralizer not be available, the cucumber may be cut into any desirable shape; thinly sliced, cut into matchsticks or thin shavings with a peeler. No matter what the shape, the salad will be delicious!

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword cucumber melon salad, spa salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 side salads and 1/3 cup dressing
Calories 215 kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

Ingredients for Cucumber Melon Spa Salad:

  • 2 cups Cucumber 'noodles' (using the 1/8-inch 3mm noodle blade)
  • 1 1/2-2 cups mixed Melon balls (cantelope, honeydew, crenshaw, etc); sizes of the melon balls can also be varied for visual interest
  • Optional: Torn mint leaves to garnish

Ingredients for Spa Salad Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed Lime Juice
  • 2 tablespoon Grapeseed Oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh Mint , diced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Agave Nectar

Instructions

  1. On serving plates assemble a bed of cucumber noodles, 1 cup per plate. Add melon balls equally to each plates.
  2. Combine ingredients for the dressing in a small bowl; whisk to fully combine. Lightly dress each salad. Torn mint leaves may be added if desired.

Recipe Notes

Yield: Makes 2 side salads and 1/3 cup dressing.

Nutrition Facts
Cucumber Melon Spa Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 215 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 32mg1%
Potassium 519mg15%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 6095IU122%
Vitamin C 38.2mg46%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.