Cantaloupe & Cucumber Salad with Basil

Juicy and incredibly crisp, this salad always receives rave reviews.

Ingredients:
½ cantaloupe or other very ripe summer melon, cut into ½-inch chunks
1 slicing cucumber, cut into ½-inch chunks
6 basil leaves, cut into chiffonade
¼ cup feta cheese, crumbled
Olive oil
Balsamic vinegar
Shelled sunflower seeds
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper

Method:
1. Toss cantaloupe, cucumber, basil, and feta in a medium bowl.

2. Mix equal parts olive oil and balsamic together in a small bowl, then drizzle over the salad, tossing to coat if desired. Finish with a sprinkling each of sunflower seeds, salt, and freshly ground pepper.

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