Cucumber Dill Watermelon Salad

This Cucumber Dill Watermelon Salad is light and refreshing. The juiciness of the watermelon paired with the cool creaminess of the dressing makes it a perfect summer day lunch or barbecue starter. To make a complete meal, top with grilled shrimp, salmon, tofu or chicken breast.

Cucumber Dill Watermelon Salad

Cucumber Dill Watermelon Salad

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This salad is light and refreshing. The juiciness of the watermelon paired with the cool creaminess of the dressing makes it a perfect summer day lunch or barbecue starter.
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Course Salad
Servings 4
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Ingredients
  

  • 8-10 cups mixed greens
  • 1 yellow bell pepper , diced
  • 1 bunch green onions ,light green and white parts chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced cucumber
  • 1 cup chopped watermelon , small bite-sized chop
  • 2 tablespoon sunflower seeds

For Dressing

  • Half avocado , pitted and peeled
  • 1/4 cup 0% plain Greek yogurt
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh dill
  • Salt and black pepper , to taste
  • 3-6 tablespoons water , to reach desired consistency

Instructions
 

  • Toss together greens, bell pepper, onion, cucumber, watermelon, and sunflower seeds in a large bowl.
  • In food processor, combine all dressing ingredients.
  • Slowly blend in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is reached.
  • Coat salad evenly with dressing and serve.

Notes

To make a complete meal, top with grilled shrimp, salmon, tofu or chicken breast.
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