Melon Salsa with Cucumber

Enjoy this sweet salsa with chips, on a taco or tostada or as an accompaniment for a main course.  A mix of melons makes a particularly beautiful show.

Serves 4 to 6 as an appetizer


  • 2 cups quarter-inch cubes of melon (cantaloupe, honeydew, watermelon or a combination)
  • ½  cup quarter-inch cubes, peeled (seeded as needed) cucumber
  • ¼ cup finely chopped sweet bell pepper
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 scallion, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup roughly chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped mint
  • 1 teaspoon grated or finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Carefully mix together melon, cucumber, bell pepper, onion, scallions, cilantro, mint and ginger.
  2. Add lime juice, red pepper flakes and salt to taste.
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