Cucumber and Shaved Carrot Salad

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Cucumber and Shaved Carrot Salad is an easy and refreshing side that complements most main dishes.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 53
Fat 3.5 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 0.0 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 143 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 medium carrots, peeled
1 1/2 cups shaved English cucumber
2 tablespoons thinly sliced shallot

Preparation

Combine olive oil, vinegar, sugar, salt, and crushed red pepper in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk until sugar dissolves. Shave carrots into thin strips using a vegetable peeler. Combine carrot, cucumber, and shallot. Add carrot and cucumber mixture to rice vinegar mixture; toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Note:

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Elizabeth Nelson,

June 2014
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