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Thai Bell Pepper, Cucumber, and Peanut Salad

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.