Easy Cucumber Salad

Easy Cucumber Salad

PREP TIME: 20 MINUTES
TOTAL TIME: 4 HOURS
SERVINGS: 4

Recipe courtesy of All Recipes

Recipe courtesy of All Recipes

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 seedless fresh cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt

DIRECTIONS

  • Whisk together the vinegar, parsley, dill, garlic, sugar, and salt in a bowl; add the cucumber and stir to coat.
  • Cover and chill in refrigerator 4 to 8 hours. Stir well before serving, and enjoy!

NOTES: CONSIDER MAKING THIS SALAD THE NIGHT BEFORE FOR AN EASY SUMMERTIME LUNCH.
*Add slices of watermelon for added flavor and nutrients!

Honeydew, Cucumber, and Mint Cooler

Honeydew, Cucumber, and Mint Cooler

PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES
TOTAL TIME: 45 MINUTES
SERVINGS: 8

Recipe courtesy of Real Simple

Recipe courtesy of Real Simple

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 fresh honeydew melon, peeled and chopped
  • 1 fresh cucumber, 1/2 chopped and 1/2 thinly sliced
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice, plus 1 lime, thinly sliced, for serving

DIRECTIONS

  • Puree the melon, chopped cucumber, and mint in a blender until smooth. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a large pitcher.
  • Add the lime juice and sliced cucumber. Chill for 30 minutes or up to 12 hours. Stir well before serving.
  • Serve over ice, garnished with lime slices. Enjoy!