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Photo: Johnny Miller; Styling: Sarah Smart Photo by: Photo: Johnny Miller; Styling: Sarah Smart

Cucumber Salad

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.

Cooking Light JUNE 2013

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 3/4 cup)
  • Hands-on:10 Minutes
  • Total:10 Minutes

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 83
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Protein: 0.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 4.1g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.4mg
  • Sodium: 124mg
  • Calcium: 14mg
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