Watermelon and Cucumber Salad

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by JazzysNamma

A great summer salad that is sweet and tart with a touch of heat. I prefer this chilled as I like the coolness to go with the spicy, but it can be served at room temperature. I got this from a cookbook that I have since lost, but it is a very easy recipe to remember. Time includes all prep, cooking and standing time, but not chill time.

Top Review by Chef Stiles

This was great the only thing different I did was used apple cider vinegar instead of white gave it a great taste

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine vinegar, sugar and red pepper in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and boil 1 minute. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Slice cucumbers and toss with salt to taste in a large bowl. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes.
  3. Press the cucumbers with paper towels to remove any excess liquid.
  4. Toss the watermelon and the 1/2 teaspoon salt together in a large bowl.
  5. Add cucumbers and vinegar mixture and toss gently to combine.
  6. Chill or serve at room temperature.

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