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Cucumber Salad

Photo: Johnny Miller; Styling: Sarah Smart
Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 10 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 3/4 cup)
A white wine vinaigrette lightly dresses crispy cucumber slices, bell peppers, chives, and parsley, making Cucumber Salad a refreshing choice for a summer side salad.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1-inch) slices red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup (1-inch) slices green bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 English cucumber, sliced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 83
  • fat 7 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 4.9 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 0.8 g
  • carbohydrate 4.1 g
  • fiber 1.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 124 mg
  • calcium 14 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine the first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.

  2. Add bell peppers and remaining ingredients to wine mixture; toss gently to coat.

Cook's Notes

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