Thai Bell Pepper, Cucumber, and Peanut Salad

recipe

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Recipe from

Southern Living

Nutritional Information

Calories 36
Caloriesfromfat 23 %
Fat 0.9 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.4 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 1.1 g
Carbohydrate 6.6 g
Fiber 1.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 180 mg
Calcium 13 mg

Ingredients

Dressing:
1 tablespoon sugar
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon Thai fish sauce
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
Salad:
2 cups sliced peeled cucumber
2 cups red bell pepper strips
3/4 cup julienne-cut carrot
1/2 cup vertically sliced red onion
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons finely chopped peanuts

Preparation

To prepare the dressing, combine the first 4 ingredients in a small bowl, and stir with a whisk.

To prepare the salad, combine the cucumber, bell pepper, carrot, onion, and mint. Drizzle the dressing over cucumber mixture, tossing gently to coat. Sprinkle salad with peanuts.