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Summer Cucumber Salad Recipe

Summer Cucumber Salad Recipe

Whenever I pack a picnic, this salad comes along. It's great with grilled entrees or sandwiches. In summer and fall, it's among my most requested side dishes. It keeps well in the refrigerator, so you can make it ahead of time.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cucumber, quartered and sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cucumber, tomato, green pepper and onion. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine lime juice, vinegar, dill, salt and pepper; shake well.
  • 2. Pour over cucumber mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 34 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 300 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.