Watermelon and Seedless Cucumber Salad

Cindi Bauer

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@DomesticGoddess

This is such a nice refreshing summertime salad. It sort of has a sweet-sour taste to it. Who'd a thought watermelon, cucumbers and green onions, would go so well together in a salad!!


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Ingredients

3/4 cup
cup sugar
3/4 cup
apple cider vinegar
1-1/2 cups
water
1/4 tsp.
salt
1/8 tsp.
salt
1/8 tsp.
pepper
1/16 tsp.
pepper
1/4 tsp.
poppy seeds, plus extra for garnish
2-3
green onions, cut into thin slices (*see note)
1 seedless
cucumber (3 cups) cut into chunks
4 cups
seedless watermelon (cut into 1" to 1-1/4" chunks)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a bowl that would hold 8-cups of liquid, fruit, and vegetables, add the slices of green onion, and the chunks of cucumbers and watermelon.
2
In another bowl mix together the sugar, cider vinegar, water, all the salt and pepper, plus the poppy seeds. Stir until the sugar looks like it has dissolved into the liquid.
3
Pour the liquid mixture (the brine), over the fruit and vegetables.
4
Cover the bowl, and place it in the refrigerator for 2 hours, to chill and marinate the watermelon, cucumbers, and onion.
5
After 2 hours, remove the watermelon, cucumbers, and onion from the brine, and discard the brine.
6
Return the watermelon, cucumbers, and onion to the bowl, and serve the salad immediately. (If desired, sprinkle the salad with a bit more of the poppy seeds just before serving.)
7
*Note: In regards to the green onion: I first cut the onions to 3-1/4 inches in length, and then discarded the remaining green part of the onion. I then cut the onion into thin slices.