Lemony Cucumber Salad Recipe

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Lemony Cucumber Salad Recipe
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Lemony Cucumber Salad Recipe

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"In the summer, we use fresh cucumber and tomatoes from my husband's prolific garden for this colorful salad," writes field editor Marcia Severson of Hallock, Minnesota. "it's oneof our favorite light suppers."
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cucumber, diced
  • 2 medium plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 whole pita bread, cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup whole unblanched almonds, toasted

Directions

In a serving bowl, combine the cucumber, tomatoes, parsley, cilantro and onion. In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice, oil, lemon peel, garlic, seasoned salt and pepper. Pour over vegetables. Add the pita bread and almonds; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Lemony Cucumber Salad in Taste of Home August/September 2004, p14

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 483 calories, 37g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 572mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 8g fiber), 10g protein.

  • 1 medium cucumber, diced
  • 2 medium plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 whole pita bread, cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup whole unblanched almonds, toasted
  1. In a serving bowl, combine the cucumber, tomatoes, parsley, cilantro and onion. In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice, oil, lemon peel, garlic, seasoned salt and pepper. Pour over vegetables. Add the pita bread and almonds; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Lemony Cucumber Salad in Taste of Home August/September 2004, p14

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azriver User ID: 7962612 227521
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2015

"You neglected to put the amount of lemon juice in the ingredients"

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