Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

This refreshing salad, made with cantaloupe and cucumbers, is the perfect summer dish for any occasion. Ready in just 25 minutes, this dish is perfect for any occasion.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad
  • ½ large cantaloupe, cubed (1½ cups) (see Tip)
  • ½ large cucumber, halved lengthwise and sliced (1½ cups) (see Tip)
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh mint

Preparation

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  1. To prepare Balsamic Vinaigrette, in a small bowl whisk together white balsamic vinegar, salt and black pepper. Whisk in olive oil to combine. Set aside.
  2. To prepare Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad: In a large bowl toss together cantaloupe, cucumber, feta cheese, basil and mint.
  3. Drizzle vinaigrette over the cantaloupe mixture. Toss lightly. Serve immediately.
  • Tip: If desired, use a vegetable peeler to make ribbons of the unpeeled cucumber and cantaloupe.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: about ¾ cup
  • Per serving: 79 calories; 5 g fat(2 g sat); 1 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 20 mcg folate; 6 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 2,193 IU vitamin A; 23 mg vitamin C; 52 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 236 mg sodium; 237 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (44% daily value), Vitamin C (38% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 fat, ½ fruit, ½ vegetable

Reviews 1

July 31, 2018
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By: Judy
This is a fabulous fresh idea. I served it for a dinner party and it was a hit. Thanks!
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