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Sweet and Sour Cucumber and Watermelon Salad

A bright, fresh side dish perfect for any summer picnic or cookout

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  • ½ cup (120 ml) apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup (100 g) granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon (3 g) salt, optional
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame seeds
  • ⅓ cup (30 g) green onion, sliced
  • 3 cups (380 g) cubed watermelon
  • 2 cucumbers, sliced


  1. Place vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the blade base.
  2. Select Variable 1, start the machine, and slowly increase to its highest speed.
  3. Blend for 30 seconds, until ingredients are combined.
  4. In a mixing bowl, toss sesame seeds, scallions, watermelon, and cucumbers with the blended dressing. Allow to marinate 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

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