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Lemony Cucumber Salad

"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."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 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 zest
  • 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


  • In a serving bowl, combine the cucumber, tomatoes, parsley, cilantro and onion. In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice, oil, lemon zest, garlic, seasoned salt and pepper. Pour over vegetables. Add the pita bread and almonds; toss to coat. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 483 calories, 37g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 572mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 8g fiber), 10g protein.

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