Watermelon and Cucumber Salad


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time5 mins
  • Makes4 adult servings
Watermelon and Cucumber Salad

Photo: Andrew Grinton

Fruit and veggies are in the same food group for a reason! Don't be afraid to add fruit to your dinner menu for variety.


  • 4 cups watermelon chunks

  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and sliced (about 1 1/2 cups)

  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar

  • pinch salt

  • pinch black pepper

  • 2 tbsp chopped toasted pistachios

  • 1 tbsp chopped mint


  • Combine watermelon and cucumber in a serving bowl. Drizzle with olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper and toss gently to combine.

  • Sprinkle with pistachios and mint.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 103, Protein 2g, Carbohydrates 14g, Fat 5g, Fibre 1g, Sodium 3mg.

Originally published in the Today's Parent July 2014 issue.

This article was originally published on May 10, 2014

Weekly Newsletter

Keep up with your baby's development, get the latest parenting content and receive special offers from our partners

I understand that I may withdraw my consent at any time.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.