Cucumber, Watermelon, Feta &  Mint Salad - Lime Syrup

Cucumber, Watermelon, Feta & Mint Salad - Lime Syrup

It has been an amazing summer season of harvesting cucumbers & I have an abundance of them.  This salad is clean, fresh & easy to prepare. The combination of sweet and savory flavors is perfect for brunch or a late afternoon treat.



2 Medium Cucumbers - Peeled & Sliced into ½ -inch discs

½ Large Seedless Oval Watermelon - 1-inch Chunks

1 Cup - Crumbled Feta Cheese

1/3rd - Cup Thinly Sliced Mint Leaves


For Lime Syrup

1/3 cup Granulated Sugar

1 Lime - Grated Zest & Juice



Lime Syrup

Stir the sugar, 2 tablespoons of water, lime zest, & 1 1/2 tablespoons of lime juice in a small heavy saucepan over high heat until the sugar dissolves & the syrup comes to a boil. Let the syrup cool completely, and then refrigerate it until cold.

 In Mixing Bowl, Combine Cucumbers, Melon, Feta & Mint

Add Lime Syrup Mixture & lightly toss

Serve immediately.

Garnish with Mint Leaves