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Poppy Seed Summer Salad


"A super easy and very refreshing cucumber and melon salad. A great change from typical green or fruit salads! Can be made a full day ahead."
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2 h 15 m servings 79 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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  1. Place cantaloupe and cucumbers in a colander; set a plate on top. Place a heavy object such as a large can of food on top of plate to squeeze out excess liquid from cantaloupe and cucumbers, tossing about every 30 minutes, 2 to 3 hours.
  2. Transfer cantaloupe and cucumbers to a large bowl; add onion, celery, poppy seed dressing, and red wine vinegar. Toss to coat. Stir in poppy seeds.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 79 calories; 4.5 g fat; 8.6 g carbohydrates; 0.8 g protein; 4 mg cholesterol; 84 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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4.26.16 If you're planning to make this in advance, I can certainly see why you'd want to get the excess moisture out and go through the procedure outlined in the instructions. I had this for...