Watermelon Cucumber Salad with Mint

Vanessa LaBranche, Project Bread

Summer Eats

Summer Eats

Watermelon Cucumber Salad with Mint

Nothing tastes more like summer like than fresh fruit such as watermelon and cucumber. This simple salad is made easily with a handful of ingredients, using tangy lime juice and honey for a little extra sweetness. Fresh mint also lends a refreshing taste perfect for this fruit inspired salad.

Yield: 100 servings, 1/2 cup portions


1 ½ cup of fresh lime juice
¾ cup of vegetable oil
¼ cup honey
2 tbsps of kosher salt
9.2 lbs cucumbers, diced (9 lbs prepared)
23 lbs watermelon, diced in ½” pieces (14 lbs prepared)
2 cups of fresh mint, sliced thinly


  1. Make the vinaigrette. In a large bowl, whisk together lime juice, vegetable oil, honey & salt. Mix until ingredients are well combined and set aside.
  2. Place the prepared cucumber and watermelon in a large bowl and toss with dressing and fresh mint. Toss well to coat evenly and serve immediately or cover and chill for later service.

USDA Requirement

1/4 cup other vegetables

1/4 cup fruit

Nutritional Information

Calories 42 calories  Saturated Fat 0.167 g Sodium 95.2 mg Carbohydrate 6.7 g

* nutrient data and allergen information may vary depending on the specific ingredients and equipment used in your location.

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