Cucumber Melon Salsa


Light, fresh and delightful. This side salad is wonderful over fresh fish or grilled chicken.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
7 cups


  • 2 large English (hothouse style) cucumbers, finely diced

  • 3 cups finely diced fresh cantaloupe

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • ½ jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced

  • 1 lime, juiced and zested

  • 1 small red onion, chopped

  • 1 roma (plum) tomato, chopped

  • 1 bunch cilantro, coarsely chopped

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 pinch ground black pepper


  1. In a large serving bowl, lightly mix together the cucumbers, cantaloupe, olive oil, jalapeno pepper, lime juice, lime zest, red onion, tomato, cilantro, salt, and pepper. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap, and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours to let the flavors blend.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

32 Calories
1g Fat
6g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 32
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 17mg 87%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 196mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.