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This super refreshing salad recipe is a great way to enjoy lots of hydrating produce from Ontario! This cucumber and watermelon salad is full of fresh, thirst-quenching flavour.

Cucumber water is a great pairing for this refreshing salad. To maximize all parts of the Ontario greenhouse cucumber, add left over ends of cucumbers or slices into a pitcher of ice water. This makes for a thirst quenching beverage.

Cucumber and Watermelon Salad
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Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. seedless or regular watermelon
  • 2 cups (500 g) Ontario greenhouse cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup (125 g) red onion, slivered
  • 1/3 cup (170 ml) cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp. (45 g) fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp. (30 g) sugar
  • Fresh basil sprigs
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cut watermelon into cubes to make 6 cups.
  2. In a shallow bowl, gently mix watermelon pieces with cucumber, onion, vinegar, basil leaves and sugar.
  3. Garnish with basil sprigs. Season to taste with salt and pepper

Notes

Per serving (273 g): Calories 80 Fat 0.4 g (1 %), Saturated Fat 0 g + Trans Fat 0 g (0 %), Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 55 mg (2 %), Carbohydrate 20 g (7 %), Fibre 1 g (4%), Sugars 16 g, Protein 2 g, Vit A (15 %), Vit C (30 %), Calcium (2 %), Iron (6 %). % = % Daily Value

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This recipe was provided by our featured member, Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers

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