cucumber and watermelon salad cups - iloveorganicgirl


cucumber and watermelon salad cups

little gems make the perfect little edible serving cups for a cucumber watermelon salad! cilantro and lime juice add a boost of flavor cut with some yummy crumbled ricotta. this is a great appetizer or snack for the kiddos, all the little gems in your life!

prep time: 10 minutes

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4 servings

1 package organicgirlⓇ little gems
4 cups ½” watermelon cubes
1 English cucumber, cut lengthwise into quarters, then thinly sliced crosswise
⅓ cup chopped cilantro
1-2 serrano peppers, to taste, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
½ teaspoon fine sea salt
⅓ cup crumbled ricotta salata


substitute with romaine heart leaves


1. in a large bowl toss to combine watermelon, cucumber, cilantro, peppers, lime juice, oil, and salt.

2. lay little gem leaves on a platter and fill with watermelon mixture. sprinkle with ricotta.

recipe reviews (3)

Really refreshing summer side. Easy to prepare. I also made this a third time subbing feta for the ricotta. I have also just made this as a tossed salad. Healthy and delicious.


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