Summer Melon And Cucumber Salad
Juicy, crunchy and super refreshing summer melon and cucumber salad.
, medium size
Extra virgin olive oil
Aged balsamic vinegar
Salt to taste
Dice the cantaloupe:
Wash cantaloupe under cold running water and scrub it well with a vegetable scrub.
Trim off the top and bottom. Peel off the rind.
Cut cantaloupe in half through the center and remove all the seeds with a spoon.
Cut each half faced cut side down in strips, then dice.
Dice the cucumber:
Wash and scrub cucumber in the same manner.
If using organic cucumbers leave the skin on, otherwise remove the skin with a vegetable peeler.
Cut cucumber in half lengthwise. You can also remove the seeds if you prefer.
Cut each half again and chop crosswise to get quarter-circle dices.
Arange the salad:
In a large bowl mix diced melon, cucumber, arugula leaves.
Add extra virgin olive oil.
Sprinkle with salt and chia seeds.
Give your salad a gentle stir.
Serve with aged balsamic vinegar or balsamic glaze.
Instead of chia seeds you can used poppy seeds. They also add contrast and a hint of flavor to the salad.
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