Tomato & melon salad

Tomato & melon salad

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Prep: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 2
A lovely light starter that is superhealthy and all of your five-a-day in one bowl!

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal144
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs19g
  • sugars19g
  • fibre5g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.12g
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Ingredients

  • ½ ripe green or orange-fleshed melon, cut into large chunks
  • ¼ cucumber, peeled and chopped into chunks
  • 3 vine tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ bunch mint, roughly chopped
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  • ½ bunch coriander, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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  • ¼ tsp mint sauce
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  • toasted baguette, to serve

Method

  1. Gently combine the melon, cucumber, tomatoes and herbs in a large bowl. Mix the olive oil and mint sauce with some seasoning, then pour over the other ingredients and stir again to coat in the mint dressing. Serve chilled, with slices of toasted baguette, rubbed with a fresh cut garlic clove if you like.

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Comments (3)

catie74's picture

Left put the mint as I hate it but used basil instead. Lovely light salad, but certainly does not provide 5 portions of fruit and veg.

cotterz's picture

Lovely flavours added some pomegranate as well for an extra crunch.

babs60's picture
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Made this for the first time for a bbq party we were having. Lovely & light & our guests loved it. Will certainly be making it again.

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