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.

Julia Clancy
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2018

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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

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  • 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.

Tips

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

Nutrition Facts

169 calories; protein 3.8g; carbohydrates 8.3g; dietary fiber 1.1g; fat 13.9g; saturated fat 4.2g; cholesterol 16.7mg; vitamin a iu 2461.1IU; vitamin c 27.7mg; folate 1.1mcg; calcium 108.5mg; iron 0.5mg; magnesium 22.8mg; potassium 249.5mg; sodium 377mg.
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