Scream the Peak Summer with 3 Honeydew Salad Recipes
Nothing is better than a honeydew salad dish on a boiling hot summer day. It’s luscious, unique and especially wholesome that honeydew possesses many benefits to your health. In this article, I round up 3 honeydew salad recipes that are easy to make at home. Let’s dive into it!
Cucumber Honeydew Salad
Both honeydew and cucumber are refreshing and healthy. For women, they are the boon to their beauty as it effectively hydrates their skin. So, it could be an ideal combination to produce an incredible salad dish.
It may take about 20 minutes to prepare. Thereafter, you will have 6 servings of cucumber honeydew salad
1 firm honeydew melon – make it peeled, seeded and cubed
2 cucumbers – make it peeled and sliced
½ minced red onion,
1 bunch of minced fresh mint⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil
½ juiced lemon
A dash of salt and ground black pepper to season
Step 1: Combine all honeydew melon, cucumbers, red onion and mint in a large bowl.
Step 2: Add olive oil, and then toss to coat
Step 3: Mix lemon juice, salt, and pepper to taste, then add to the bowl
If you want to try it cool, leave it in the refrigerator for about 40 minutes, and then try it.
Mexican Honeydew Salad
If your taste leans toward Mexican, this recipe may lean itself for you.
The focal point of this dish is jalapeño pepper and Cojita cheese. Both of them are staple in Mexican cuisine. However, jalapeño may be more familiar with you than Cojita cheese.
Cotija is a Mexican cow’s milk cheese. It has a firm and dry texture and salty and milky flavor. It’s a bit similar to Parmesan or Ricotta Salata, yet it has a distinct funk that is hard to replicate. It’s a bit difficult to come by, you thus better buy it online and use Cotija cheese coupons to lower your purchase.
Mexican Honeydew Salad is easy-peasy to make in only 10 minutes. Here is the ways to prepare and make:
4 cups of cubed honeydew melon
2 tablespoons of lime juice
1 teaspoon of minced jalapeno
1.4 teaspoon of kosher salt
1.4 teaspoon of ancho chile powder
Crumbled Cotija cheese
Step 1: Mix cubed honeydew melon with lime juice, minced jalapeno and ancho chile powder
Step 2: Top with cilantro, pepitas and Cotija cheese.
Similar to Cucumber Salad, if you want to eat it cool, you can refrigerate it for about 40 minutes.
Summer Melon Salad
It is a sweet combination of honeydew with 2 other “relatives” – watermelon and cantaloupe. Let’s see how to make its combination a stunning salad dish.
1 cup of cubed honeydew melon
1 cup of cubed Cantaloupe
1 cup of cubed Watermelon
A dash of lemon juice and honey
1 tablespoon of chopped mint
Step 1: Toss the lemon juice and honey to make dressing
Step 2: Mix honeydew, cantaloupe and watermelon in a large bowl
Step 3: Add the dressing, and toss to coat
Step 4: Sprinkle chopped mint to the salad and toss again
With 3 foregoing recipes to make honeydew salad, you can make a cool honeydew salad dish that make anyone mouth watering.