Honeydew Cucumber Summer Salad

For summer BBQs, this is a great side dish. I have rave reviews each time I serve it. This is a recipe where you can substitute ingredients to what you have in your kitchen - have fun!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
8 servings


  • 1 honeydew melon - peeled, seeded, and cut into bite-sized pieces

  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces

  • ½ cup diced red onion

  • ½ cup sliced almonds

  • 1 (4 ounce) container crumbled feta cheese

  • cup heavy whipping cream

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds


  1. Mix honeydew melon, cucumber, red onion, almonds, and feta cheese together in a bowl.

  2. Beat cream, olive oil, and poppy seeds in a bowl using an electric mixer until thickened. Stir dressing into salad; refrigerate until flavors blend, 2 hours to overnight.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

214 Calories
14g Fat
19g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 214
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 192mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 31mg 154%
Calcium 139mg 11%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 499mg 11%

* 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.