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Melon, Cucumber and Mint Salad

Melon, Cucumber and Mint Salad
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Melon, Cucumber and Mint Salad

Serves: 6 to 8 as a side

Preparation: 20 minutes

Cooking: none

 

Ingredients

1 rock melon, balled (if you have a melon baller or you can chop)
1 or 2 cucumbers, peeled, deseeded and chopped
1 Tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Juice of half a lemon or lime
Fresh mint leaves

 

 Method

In a bowl add the melon, cucumber, vinegar, lemon juice and olive oil and use your hands to cover well

Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Serve on a platter with fresh mint leaves as an edible garnish

 

NB: This salad also goes well with crumbled ricotta