Refreshing Watermelon Cucumber Salad: Cool & Crisp
Picture this: a sun-drenched afternoon, a light breeze swaying through the leaves, and a table set with the most refreshing watermelon cucumber salad. This delightful medley of flavors and textures is the epitome of summer on a plate. With every bite, you’ll experience the cool juiciness of watermelon, the crispness of cucumber, and a burst of freshness from the herbs.
- 4 cups cubed watermelon
- 2 cups sliced cucumber
- 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, torn
- 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, torn
- 1/4 cup balsamic glaze
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Gently combine the watermelon, cucumber, and red onion in a large bowl.
- Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese over the top.
- Tuck in the torn mint and basil leaves.
- Drizzle the balsamic glaze and season with salt and pepper.
- Toss the salad gently to combine all the flavors.
- Chill in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes before serving.
Prep time: 15 minutes
A refreshing and hydrating watermelon cucumber salad with the perfect balance of sweetness and crunch.
Nutrition information: Calories: 85 | Total Fat: 2g | Carbohydrates: 17g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 2g
As you take your first forkful, the watermelon juices mingle with the tanginess of the feta, creating a harmony that dances on your taste buds. The cucumber adds a satisfying crunch, while the mint and basil infuse the dish with a burst of garden-fresh fragrance. The balsamic glaze drizzle ties everything together, lending a touch of sweetness and acidity that elevates the salad to a whole new level.
So, whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue or simply seeking a revitalizing side dish, this watermelon cucumber salad is the answer. It’s not just a recipe; it’s a sensory experience that encapsulates the essence of summer. Share it with loved ones, savor each bite, and let its cool, crisp, and utterly delicious flavors transport you to the sunniest of days.