Shaved Cucumber and Red Onion Salad

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)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 53
  • Fat: 3.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Sodium: 32mg

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

  1. 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.
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