Lime Cucumber Salsa Recipe

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Lime Cucumber Salsa Recipe
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Lime Cucumber Salsa Recipe

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This unique salsa tastes terrific with chicken and fish, on top of baked potatoes or eaten as a dip with tortilla chips.—Marcia Kwiecinski, Corregidor, Philippines
MAKES:
13 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:
13 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 large cucumber, seeded and diced
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 2-1/2 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Lime Cucumber Salsa in Taste of Home June/July 1999, p41

Nutritional Facts

3 tablespoons: 25 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fat.

  • 1 large cucumber, seeded and diced
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 2-1/2 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Lime Cucumber Salsa in Taste of Home June/July 1999, p41

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JCV4 User ID: 628113 24587
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2014

"Nice, refreshing flavors. Very easy to make, too. Thanks!"

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newhousewife10 User ID: 5521638 52653
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2011

"Excellent recipe. I used as an appetizer with tortilla chips and jalapeno cheddar crackers. quick to make, light, simple, and delicious! It was very refreshing on a hot summer day."

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