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Crunchy Cucumber Salad RecipeCrunchy Cucumber Salad

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Crunchy Cucumber Salad Recipe

This summer salad is full of vitamin-rich vegetables. It is dressed in a slightly spiced vinaigrette that goes well with the refreshing cucumber. A few nuts sprinkled on top supply healthy plant protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/2 recipe
Amount Per Serving
130
Calories
% Daily Value*
13%
Total Fat 8.3g
6%Saturated Fat 1.1g
Trans Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
8%
Sodium 195mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate 12.6g
13%
Dietary Fiber 3.7g
Sugars 5.2g
Protein 3.5g
*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Yield: 2 servings

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 small cucumbers, such as Persian cucumbers
  • 1/8 tsp fine ground sea salt
  • 2 medium carrots, cut into matchsticks
  • ¼ tsp dark sesame oil
  • ¼ tsp unseasoned rice vinegar
  • ¼ tsp sriracha hot sauce
  • ¼ cup raw cashews

Directions

  1. Use a vegetable peeler to cut the cucumbers into thin ribbons. Place the cucumber ribbons in a medium bowl. Sprinkle with the salt and let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Squeeze the cucumbers to extract excess water and drain. Add the carrots to the bowl.
  3. Add the sesame oil, rice vinegar and sriracha. Stir the salad well. Sprinkle with cashews and serve.
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