This juicy melon salad is seasoned with fresh oregano and thyme, sumac spice and toasted sesame seeds for a bright summertime take on the Middle Eastern spice blend za'atar. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2018

Julia Clancy


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine 4 tablespoons oil, 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, sumac, oregano, thyme and salt in a small bowl.

  • Toss cucumber with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and lime juice in a medium bowl. Arrange cantaloupe and the cucumber on a serving platter and drizzle with any liquid remaining in the bowl. Top with feta, the dressing and the remaining 1 tablespoon sesame seeds.


To make ahead: Hold at room temperature for up to 2 hours or refrigerate for up to 8 hours.

Nutrition Facts

169 calories; 13.9 g total fat; 4.2 g saturated fat; 17 mg cholesterol; 377 mg sodium. 250 mg potassium; 8.3 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 3.8 g protein; 2461 IU vitamin a iu; 28 mg vitamin c; 1 mcg folate; 108 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 23 mg magnesium;