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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Cucumber, Cantaloupe, and Squash Salad

  • prep: 5 mins
    total time: 25 mins
  • servings: 4

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 3 yellow summer squashes (about 1 pound), unpeeled
  • 1 English cucumber (about 10 ounces), unpeeled
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unseasoned rice-wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 large cantaloupe, rind removed

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Make the dressing: Combine yogurt, lime zest and juice, salt, cumin, and pepper. Cover, and refrigerate 20 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Make the salad: Using a vegetable peeler or a mandoline, shave squashes and cucumber into wide ribbons, stopping when you reach seeds. Toss with vinegar and salt. Cover, and refrigerate. Shave cantaloupe into ribbons, and refrigerate.

  3. Step 3

    Just before serving, drain cucumber and squash ribbons, and toss with cantaloupe. Drizzle with dressing.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, July 2007

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Reviews (1)

  • 13 Jul, 2008

    this salad is delicious - great for summer