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Strawberry-Cucumber Salad with Almonds and Mint

"A lovely fresh cucumber salad with fresh strawberries gets a garnish of slivered almonds and fresh mint leaves. It's served on lettuce leaves with a tangy balsamic strawberry dressing."
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Ingredients

servings 139 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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Directions

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  1. Place almonds in a small, dry skillet and set pan over medium heat. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, until almonds are golden brown, shaking the pan frequently to prevent burning. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the preserves, olive oil, balsamic vinegar and Dijon mustard. Add the cucumber, strawberries, mint and toasted almonds and toss to combine. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Serve inside lettuce leaves or over chopped lettuce.

Footnotes

  • Created by: Robin Miller

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 139 calories; 8.1 g fat; 14.7 g carbohydrates; 3.5 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 131 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made this recipe for a small dinner party. Everyone loved it, even the kids! There wasn't a whole lot left. I made it as written but left out the salt and pepper thinking the dressing would...

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I made this salad for myself as the recipe said and the flavors were just not to my liking. The mint, especially, just didn't go pair well with the flavors of the mustard and vinegar at all. I d...

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I made this salad for myself as the recipe said and the flavors were just not to my liking. The mint, especially, just didn't go pair well with the flavors of the mustard and vinegar at all. I d...

I made this recipe for a small dinner party. Everyone loved it, even the kids! There wasn't a whole lot left. I made it as written but left out the salt and pepper thinking the dressing would...

This was refreshing and delicious! Lots of different flavors working great together YUM. The toasted almonds really add great flavor and crunch. I doubled the dressing and added extra balsamic a...

the dressing for this salad is great! i made a few changes: cilantro instead of mint, added grilled chicken and roasted peanuts instead of almonds. i also added fresh purple grapes and nixed t...

I did this recipe for a spring pot luck and it was delicious. I made some extra dressing for people to use on the bed of chopped lettuce.

I liked the idea, but the reality was underwhelming.

Crisp, fresh and fun salad that I will be serving during my next pool party!

Loved it. A great combination of flavors. Very easy to make, healthy and refreshing. It's hard to imagine a more summery dish than a strawberry, cucumber, mint salad. Perfect for a picnic or lun...

This was a really good fresh treat that I will definitely make again! I made it exactly as listed (except I didn't have english cucumbers, so I used regular ones) The toasted almonds are really...