Recipe – Melon and Cucumbers with Pepper and Lime


  • ½ honeydew, cantaloupe, or other melon, chilled
  • 3 cucumbers
  • 2 cups watercress or baby arugula leaves
  • Lime and Fresh Mint Vinaigrette (see related recipe), or juice of 2 limes
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Scoop out the seeds, then slice the melon into narrow wedges and remove the skin.
  2. Scrub the cucumbers or peel skin – cut into sixths
  3. Make a bed of greens on four plates and arrange the melon and cucumbers on top.
  4. Spoon the dressing over the top and season with a little salt and pepper

Lime and Fresh Mint Vinaigrette

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