Cucumber-Honeydew Salad with Feta | Midwest Living

Cucumber-Honeydew Salad with Feta

Cucumber-Honeydew Salad with Feta

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  • Makes: 10 servings
  • Yield: about 8 cups
  • Start to Finish 20 mins

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This healthy no-cook potluck salad is full of fruit and vegetable goodness. Feta adds a tang to the sweetness of honeydew melon. With only 20 minutes of prep time before an overnight chill, this recipe is great for parties.


  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon poppy seeds (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 5 cups seeded and cubed honeydew melon (3 1/2 to 4 pounds)
  • 2 cups cubed, unpeeled cucumber (12 ounces)
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 3 tablespoons snipped fresh dill
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese (4 ounces)


  1. For dressing, pour lemon juice into a large bowl. Gradually add oil in a steady stream, whisking until incorporated. Whisk in honey, salt, poppy seeds (if desired), and pepper until combined. Add honeydew melon, cucumber, red onion, and dill to dressing; toss gently to coat.*
  2. Before serving, sprinkle with cheese.

Make Ahead Tip

  • *To Make Ahead: Prepare salad through Step 1. Cover and chill for up to 8 hours. Let stand for 20 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

(Cucumber-Honeydew Salad with Feta)

Servings Per Recipe 10, Niacin (mg) 1, carb. (g) 11, Riboflavin (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 2, Thiamin (mg) 0, chol. (mg) 10, vit. C (mg) 18, Fat, total (g) 8, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Folate (µg) 24, Monounsaturated fat (g) 4, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, vit. A (IU) 127, cal. (kcal) 118, iron (mg) 0, pro. (g) 2, calcium (mg) 67, sugar (g) 9, Potassium (mg) 252, fiber (g) 1, sodium (mg) 202

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