Watermelon Cucumber Salad with Mint

Vanessa LaBranche, Project Bread

School-sized

Summer Eats

Watermelon Cucumber Salad with Mint

Nothing tastes more like summer like than fresh fruit such as watermelon and cucumber. This simple salad is made easily with a handful of ingredients, using tangy lime juice and honey for a little extra sweetness. Fresh mint also lends a refreshing taste perfect for this fruit inspired salad.

Yield: 100 servings, 1/2 cup portions

Ingredients

1 ½ cup of fresh lime juice
¾ cup of vegetable oil
¼ cup honey
2 tbsps of kosher salt
9.2 lbs cucumbers, diced (9 lbs prepared)
23 lbs watermelon, diced in ½” pieces (14 lbs prepared)
2 cups of fresh mint, sliced thinly

Directions

  1. Make the vinaigrette. In a large bowl, whisk together lime juice, vegetable oil, honey & salt. Mix until ingredients are well combined and set aside.
  2. Place the prepared cucumber and watermelon in a large bowl and toss with dressing and fresh mint. Toss well to coat evenly and serve immediately or cover and chill for later service.

USDA Requirement

1/4 cup other vegetables

1/4 cup fruit

Nutritional Information

Calories 42 calories  Saturated Fat 0.167 g Sodium 95.2 mg Carbohydrate 6.7 g

* nutrient data and allergen information may vary depending on the specific ingredients and equipment used in your location.

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