Minty Cucumber Salad

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This refreshing sensation of crunchy cucumbers offers a mild hint of orange and mint flavors that are perfect for spring. Katherine Hee of Colchester, Vermont shared it.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
3
Yield:
3 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled, halved, seeded and sliced

  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ¼ cup minced fresh mint

  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel

Directions

  1. Place cucumbers in a bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar and oil. Add the mint, parsley, sugar and orange peel; pour over cucumbers. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours, stirring several times.

Tips

Nutritional Analysis: 3/4 cup equals 90 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.