• Summer Melon Salad


Summer Melon Salad

By MCFM Nutrition Interns

Makes 4 servings.


  • 1 cup cubed cantaloupe or watermelon
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • lemon juice to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Optional: salt, to taste*


In a large bowl, combine the melon, tomatoes, cucumber, and mint. Toss to combine. Set aside.

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil and honey. Drizzle over the salad and top with feta cheese. Season with lemon juice and pepper, to taste. Add a sprinkle of salt, if desired* Serve immediately.

*Option not included in nutrition facts.

Tip: Turn up the heat with harissa paste! It’ll only take 1 Tablespoon of this chili-pepper-infused paste to give it an extra kick! Add it to the olive oil and honey dressing, adjusting the amount to your taste.

Nutrition Facts: Serving Size 1 cup (133g), Calories 110 (Calories from fat 70), Total Fat 8g (Saturated Fat 3.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 220mg, Total Carbohydrate 8g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 6g, Protein 4g, Vitamin A 40%, Vitamin C 35%, Calcium 10%, Iron 6%

Nutrition Facts provided by Allina Health.

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