Cucumber Salsa Recipe
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Zippy jalapeno, tart lime juice and garden-fresh cucumbers take center stage in this chunky salsa from Sandy Lee of Choctaw, Oklahoma. "I always have more cucumbers than I can use, so I created this recipe," she says. "It complements just about anything."
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Baked tortilla chip scoops

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Serve with chips. Yield: 4 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Cucumber Salsa in Quick Cooking May/June 2002, p22

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 11 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 76mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Baked tortilla chip scoops
  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Serve with chips. Yield: 4 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Cucumber Salsa in Quick Cooking May/June 2002, p22

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Kellymaliszewski User ID: 8484798 231256
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2015

"This salsa is wonderful!! Great idea for all the extra garden vegetables! I made it and let it sit for a couple hours. Added some extra lime too. Yummy"

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Lindas1260 User ID: 7359322 127280
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2013

"Awesome salsa!! A very light and refreshing summer treat for tortillas!"

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Moonbeam81 User ID: 6987090 85631
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2013

"Delicious! We like a bit more spice so I added green chile from our garden and an extra jalapeno. What a great way to use up a summer garden harvest."

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