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Minty Cucumber Salad

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling


3 servings

This refreshing sensation of crunchy cucumbers offers a mild hint of orange and mint flavors that are perfect for spring. Katherine Hee of Colchester, Vermont shared it.


  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled, halved, seeded and sliced
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest


  1. Place cucumbers in a bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar and oil. Add the mint, parsley, sugar and orange zest; pour over cucumbers. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours, stirring several times.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 90 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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  • sgronholz
    Jul 27, 2014

    This is a very refreshing and tasty way to serve cucumbers! I substituted a combination of orange balsamic (1 Tbl.) and apple cider vinegar (3 Tbl.) for the red wine vinegar. It made the dressing a little dark, but was absolutely delicious!