Cool Cucumber Salad Recipe

Cool Cucumber Salad RecipeIngredients:

  • 3 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 carrot, peeled and shredded
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced paper-thin
  • 1/3 cup minced cilantro

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. Reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • Pinch dried red pepper flakes

Preparation per 8 servings: 

  • Preparation time: 25 minutes
  • Marinating time: 1 hour

Directions:

  • Combine the cucumbers, carrots, red onion, and cilantro in a large bowl.
  • Combine the dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over cucumbers, cover, and refrigerate for 60 minutes. Salad may be eaten with a fork.

Nutritional Values per Serving Size: 1/2 cup 

  • Calories: 25
  • Calories From Fat: 10
  • Total Fat: 1 gram
  • Saturated Fat: .1 grams
  • Sodium: 50 milligrams (without added salt)
  • Total Carbohydrate: 5 grams
  • Dietary Fiber: 1 gram
  • Sugars: 3 grams
  • Protein: 1 grams

Receipe by Suzanne Ault

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