Sweet Cucumber Salad
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 3 cups thinly sliced quartered cucumber
- 2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 64 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 297mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.
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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!
Oct 3, 2013
Nice, light, quick side.
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!
May 17, 2013
Super easy and yummy even my two year old loves it!
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.
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.
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.
Jun 24, 2010
Light and refreshing. Easy prep and great with grilled foods.