Shaved Cucumber and Red Onion Salad

Shaved Cucumber and Red Onion Salad Recipe
Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr

 

Vinegar, sesame oil, and sugar make a bright and balanced vinaigrette for this refreshing Shaved Cucumber and Red Onion Salad.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 53
Fat 3.5 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Sodium 32 mg

Ingredients

3 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Dash of salt
2 cups thinly sliced English cucumber
1 cup very thinly sliced red onion

Preparation

Combine vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, pepper, and a dash of salt in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add cucumber and onion; toss to coat.

Note:

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Ivy Manning,

Cooking Light

April 2014
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