We all are aware of this fact if you add salad to your one meal, you are adding one day to your life because salads are very healthy and nutritious. But have you ever tried Cucumber Melon Salad? If no, then I am here with the recipe of Cucumber Melon Salad.
When I was a kid I used to think that melon, cucumber is the same. But I was wrong, they are not the same. One day, I was at my grandfather’s farm where he used to grow a variety of fruits and vegetables.
I saw something which is small in size but was looking like melons. I asked my grandfather about what is it he called those small melons, called cucumber melons. I was very curious to know about that thing so I asked him many questions which I will share with you also.
I will start with What is cucumber melon? They are small, cucumber-flavored melons that have the aesthetic taste of watermelon. They look so pretty and attractive, that you could not stop yourself from eating them. Is cucumber in the melon family? Yes, it is from the melon family-like gourds, cucurbits, cucumbers, squashes, etc.
Is watermelon a cucumber? It is from the family of watermelon, it is a member know as Cucurbitaceae. After I cleared my doubts, I thought to make a salad from it and the salad I made was very delicious and healthy.
I also came to know about the health benefits of the Cucumber Melon Salad. So I’ll discuss it with you as well.
- It is high in nutrients.
- It contains Antioxidants.
- It Promotes Hydration.
- It May Aid in Weight Loss.
- It May Lower Blood Sugar.
After hearing such good things about the salad, I thought to share the Cucumber Melon Salad recipe with you but first, you have to gather all the ingredients required to make Cucumber Melon Salad Recipe at home.
Ingredients For Cucumber Melon Salad
|Raw Pistachios||1/4 Cup|
|White Wine Vinegar||2 tbsp|
|Extra-Virgin Olive Oil||3 tbsp|
|Kosher Salt||1 Pinch|
|Freshly Ground Pepper||1 Pinch|
|English Hothouse Cucumber||1|
|Ripe Honeydew Melon||1/4|
|Ricotta Salad||5 ounces|
|Basil Leaves||1/2 Cup|
You will get all these ingredients from your nearby supermarket. You must be waiting for the recipe, but first I will tell you how much time it will take you to make Cucumber Melon Salad.
How Much Time It Will Take?
|Preparation Time||Cooking Time||Total Time|
|10 Mins||10 Mins||20 Mins|
Now, the most awaiting place where I have mentioned the astonishing Cucumber Melon Salad Recipe.
Cucumber Melon Salad Recipe
- At 350°, preheat the oven. On a rimmed baking sheet, toast pistachios, until they turn golden for 10 minutes.
- In a small bowl, whisk chopped pistachios, chile, vinegar, and honey. Whisk the mixture constantly with salt and pepper.
- Take cucumber and melon and cut it into slices with a knife and place them in a large bowl with cheese, basil, pistachios. Season them with salt and pepper.
- Serve it immediately.
Finally, Cucumber Melon Salad is ready you can have it anytime.
Nutritional Facts Of Cucumber Melon Salad
Now let’s have a look at the nutritional breakdown of the Cucumber Melon Salad, so we can see how much healthy it is.
How To Make Cucumber Melon Salad at Home | Video
I learned the Cucumber Melon Salad recipe from a video and I thought to share one video with you from where you will understand quickly.
I hope you have liked this Salad recipe. I recommend you make this healthy salad for your kids and guests and do share your meaningful reviews in the comment section.