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Sweet Cucumber Salad Recipe
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Sweet Cucumber Salad Recipe

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Pair this simple side with any grilled entree for a fabulous hot-and-cold combination you're sure to love. —Marlene Kroll, Chicago, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups thinly sliced quartered cucumber
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 64 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 297mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

Directions

  1. In a salad bowl, combine cucumber and cilantro. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Cucumber Salad in Simple & Delicious June/July 2010, p25


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greatwithoutgluten User ID: 6330173 67909
Reviewed May. 31, 2014

"I brought this to a cookout and it was a hit. Everyone really enjoyed the sweet flavor and the fresh cilantro. I will definitely make it again! It was also very easy to make!"

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 95587
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2013

"Nice, light, quick side."

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apy31 User ID: 3503760 150032
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2013

"This was very easy to make and delicious, refreshing on a hot day. I used red wine vinegar because I didn't have white wine vinegar and it turned out great!"

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moermonds User ID: 3927650 67908
Reviewed May. 17, 2013

"Super easy and yummy even my two year old loves it!"

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Etterual User ID: 40096 164684
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2010

"This is an awesome recipe!!! Used it all summer long and it is going on the table for Christmas. Crisp, light and so very easy. Fabulous."

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mehalv User ID: 4612167 164490
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2010

"This was a great recipe! I used red wine vinegar in place of white wine vinegar (since I had that one hand). So crisp, fresh, and delicious. Paired perfectly with the Buffalo chicken, as suggested in the magazine."

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tdfrank User ID: 5029679 208861
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2010

"Made this last night for my husband and I earned rave reviews! It's so light, crisp, and flavorful. When you bite into it, it's sweet, then after you chew it has some tang. It's the perfect subsitute to a typical salad."

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Gabrielle Schroader User ID: 3910269 77292
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2010

"Light and refreshing. Easy prep and great with grilled foods."

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