Happy Fourth of July! It’s been crazy busy around here for the past week but I wanted to share this delicious watermelon salad that Chef AJ created. It’s so refreshing and perfect for your backyard BBQ and pot lucks all summer long. It might seem like an unlikely combination but trust me – you are going to love the flavor profile.
We hosted a pot luck the other night and this was one of my centerpieces. My daughter Katy arranged the flowers for me.
- watermelon cubed
- Persian cucumbers sliced -not too thin a little thicker is better
- fresh mint chopped to taste
- fresh lime juice to taste
- This is not an exact recipe but rather a method. You want more watermelon then cucumbers – maybe twice as much watermelon as cucumber. Add fresh chopped mint to taste and just before serving squeeze fresh lime juice to taste over it all and gently stir to incorporate the juice.
- If you have some leftover the next day Chef AJ says to pop it into your blender and make a refreshing watermelon lime mint beverage! This recipe is so popular when I make it that there isn’t any leftover to make into a drink!
- Recipe shared with permission from Chef AJ
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This salad looks great. On the menu for tonight. And your little Alma IS a sweet pea–love and blessings to you all.
Hi Tish – hope you enjoyed the watermelon salad.
Jody - Fit at 58
That salad looks amazing Tami!!! I am glad you are getting some relief!!!! HUGE HUGS & your daughter & grandbaby are cute!!!!
Thank you Jody! I love being a Grandmother! Best thing ever!
Thanks for sharing Chef AJ’s recipe, Tami. Glad you are finding some pain relief & lots of joy from your family!
Thank you Karen! I hope you are having a wonderful summer!
Have to give this salad a try since I have all the ingredients – sounds so refreshing in this hot weather. Thanks for the suggestion. And your granddaughter is adorable.
The watermelon salad is perfect for the hot summer days! I got to spend the past two days with baby Alma!
Enjoy your summer.
I am going to have to make that salad for the next potluck I go to!
It was so nice meeting your daughter and granddaughter the other day, you have a lovely family!
The watermelon salad is perfect for pot lucks! I am so glad we have become friends – you are adorable and such a sweet person!
Enjoy your summer travels!
As a watermelon fan I never had guessed that salad could taste so good. Nice to know this recipe.
I love this salad – thank you. Your granddaughter is adorable!
Have never seen a Persian cucumber. Would regular cucumber be just as good? What’s the difference between the two? Sure sorry you’re having trouble with. Nerve pain. Beautiful mom and baby.
Persian cucumbers are small and nearly seedless and they are in the burpless catergory. An English cucumber would be a good substitute if you can find one of them. If not use a regular cucumber but I would peel it as it has a thicker tougher skin.
Oh, I see, thanks. I have seen English cucumbers.
This looks delicious. Try it with jalapenos, if you haven’t. Baby Alma is precious. Is she one of the twins?
This looks so delish! Thank you for sharing it. I’m so sorry you are in pain. Nerve pain is the worst. I went through that with a cervical hernia a while back. I always said I’d jump off a building before I’d go through that again. I pray you will find relief soon. P.S. You are daughter and granddaughter are both adorable!!! (((Hugs)))