Honeydew melons, fresh cucumbers, red onion, and feta cheese combine to create this delicious and refreshing summer salad recipe for honeydew and cucumber salad!
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This Honeydew and Cucumber Salad recipe gives us a little something to look forward to as the warmer weather starts to unfold. It’s also very green, which is nicely timed for St. Patrick’s Day!
Honeydew-Cucumber Salad Recipe
Featured recipe by McKenzie Hall Jones, RDN
Only six ingredients, this salad lends the taste of summer and sunshine during spring. Thankfully, most of us can find honeydew melon in our supermarkets almost year-round, but if you’d rather wait until honeydew are their sweetest, keep this recipe on hand as one to enjoy during the summer months. It’s a bit un-traditional, yet light, flavorful and fun.
- ¼ honeydew melon seeded, skin removed, sliced thin
- 1 cucumber peeled
- a few slices of red onion
- 2-3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
- 1 tablespoon honey
- sprinkling of fresh dill
- Lay melon slices on their side and use a vegetable peeler to make thin strips.
- In the same way, make thin strips with the cucumber, working around the seeds in the middle.
- Heap strips of melon and cucumber on a platter and top with onion, feta, honey, and dill.
McKenzie is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, communications consultant, blogger, and freelance writer based in Los Angeles. She writes, speaks, and presents on the topics of nutrition, real foods cooking, and body image. In addition to following her own non-diet advice, McKenzie loves discovering new hiking trails, sampling the local food at her favorite farmer’s markets, and baking in her sunny Californian kitchen. You can find McKenzie blogging at www.nourishRDs.com, and tweeting @NourishRDs and @McKenzieHallRD, Pinning, Instagramming, and Facebooking too!
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