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Olive-Cucumber Tossed Salad Recipe
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Olive-Cucumber Tossed Salad Recipe

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You get lots of flavor from just a few ingredients in this easy-to-fix salad. It’s refreshing but bold with zip from the Creole seasoning and saltiness from the olives.

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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled, halved, seeded and sliced
  • 1 cup pimiento-stuffed olives, halved
  • 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) ready-to-serve salad greens

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 159 calories, 14 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 957 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the salad dressing, cucumbers, olives and Creole seasoning. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Just before serving, place the salad greens in a large bowl; add cucumber mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: The following spices may be substituted for 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning: 1/4 teaspoon each salt, garlic powder and paprika; and a pinch each of dried thyme, ground cumin and cayenne pepper.
Originally published as Olive-Cucumber Tossed Salad in Taste of Home February/March 2006, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 159 calories, 14 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 957 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 12, 2011

"Absolutely delicious! I have made this 3 times already and have friends asking for the recipe! I didn't have the Creole seasoning so I used the suggested substitutions and it was outstanding. To make it slightly healthier, however, I use the "free zesty Italian" dressing. Deliciously healthy!"

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