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Categories: Salads, Vegetarian

Minted cucumber salad

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Total time: 10 minutes | Serves 4
Note: To use a regular cucumber in this crunchy, colorful salad, peel, quarter, seed and slice it into bite-sized pieces.
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 large European hothouse cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced

Step 1Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, mint, sugar, salt and pepper in large bowl. Just before serving, toss the cucumber and red onion with the vinaigrette.

Each serving:
112 calories; 297 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 10 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 5 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 0.94 gram fiber.
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