Melon, Papaya and Cucumber Salad Recipe

Melon, Papaya and Cucumber Salad Recipe

Indulge in the taste of the tropics with this melon, cucumber, and papaya salad.


How To Make Melon, Papaya and Cucumber Salad

Indulge in the taste of the tropics with this melon, cucumber, and papaya salad.

Prep: 25 mins
Total: 4 hrs 25 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3 small cantaloupes, about 4 lbs or 1.8 kg total
  • 1 medium papaya, firm-ripe, about 1 lb or 455g, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 1 medium cucumber, about 8 oz or 230 g, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint , or 1 tbsp dried mint, minced
  • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • sprigs mint

Instructions

  1. Cut 2 of the melons in half lengthwise.
  2. Scoop out and discard seeds.
  3. If a melon half does not sit steadily, cut a very thin slice from the base so the melon half dews sit steadily.
  4. Set melon halves aside.
  5. Peel, seed, and dice remaining melon.
  6. Transfer to a large nonmetal bowl.
  7. Add papaya, cucumber, minced mint, lime juice, and honey.
  8. Mix gently to combine.
  9. Set a melon half in each of 4 bowls (or on 4 dinner plates).
  10. Spoon ¼ of the fruit mixture into each melon half.

  11. At this point, you may cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours.

  12. Just before serving, garnish each melon half with mint sprigs.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 44g
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  • Calcium: 63mg
  • Calories: 202kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 49g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 1359mg
  • Protein: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 75mg
  • Vitamin A: 14811IU
  • Vitamin C: 204mg
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