Melon Cucumber Salad with Creamy Greek Yogurt Dill Dressing, overhead view
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Melon Cucumber Salad with Creamy Greek Yogurt Dill Dressing

This Melon Cucumber Salad is refreshingly sweet and juicy. Sweet Honey Kiss melon and crispy cucumbers get a little heat from the spicy red onion and some dried chili flakes. Top it all off with a creamy dressing and this makes an ideal summertime salad.
Course Salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 small servings
Author Flavour & Savour

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet melon, (I used Honey Kiss)
  • 1/2 long English cucumber
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 tsp dried chili flakes
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped toasted pistachios or flaked almonds
  • 3 - 4 tbsp Creamy Greek Yogurt Dill Dressing

Creamy Greek Yogurt Dill Dressing

  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1-1/2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill or 1 tsp fresh dill

Instructions

  • Using a mandolin or a very sharp knife, slice cucumber very thinly and arrange on a serving platter.
  • Cut the melon in half, remove seeds and make melon balls from the flesh using a melon baller (or slice into bite-sized pieces.) Scatter on top of the cucumbers.
  • Add the thinly sliced red onion, sprinkle with chili flakes and refrigerate until serving time.
  • Whisk the dressing ingredients together and refrigerate.
  • At serving time, scatter the nuts on top of the salad and drizzle with dressing.