Cool and delicious - Cucumber Cantaloupe Feta Salad brings a melody of textures and flavors perfect for entertaining.
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Garden Fresh Cantaloupe & Cucumber Salad with Feta

Cantaloupe & Cucumber Salad with Feta

A garden fresh salad recipe that’s healthy, refreshing, and sweet. Made with fresh cantaloupe, baby cucumbers, feta, and red onions to make it crunchy and delicious!

Almost like eating dessert, this light salad combines the favorite summer garden flavors of cantaloupe, cucumber, and sweet red onion.

It’s perfectly complemented by fresh feta cheese, add a light champagne vinaigrette, and a little fresh chopped basil before serving to make a quick and easy side dish that’s as pretty to look at as it is delicious to eat.

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Garden Fresh Cantaloupe & Cucumber Salad with Feta

Garden Fresh Cantaloupe & Cucumber Salad with Feta

Garden Fresh Cantaloupe & Cucumber Salad with Feta - A melody of textures and flavors perfect for entertaining.
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Course: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cantaloupe, cucumber, feta, salad
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 79kcal

Equipment

  • mixing bowls
  • whisk
  • Large serving bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 small to medium-size cantaloupe seeded, cubed or scooped into melon balls
  • 5 mini cucumbers sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 small red onion sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup Feta Cheese crumbles
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground Black Pepper
  • Fresh Basil leaves chopped

For the Vinaigrette

  • 1 part Champagne Vinegar
  • 2 parts Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Whisk together the vinegar, oil, sugar, and salt in a small bowl. Add the onion and let stand 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, lightly toss together the cantaloupe, cucumber, and feta in a large bowl. Set aside.
  • Just before serving, add the onion and drizzle with the vinaigrette. Add chopped basil, toss to incorporate and coat all ingredients.
  • Transfer to your serving bowl or platter and sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper. Serves 6-8.

Footnotes

For an extra layer of flavor and a crunchy addition, top with a few Candied Pecans.

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