Tested till perfect Cucumber Herb Salad
Cucumber Herb Salad
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Cucumber Herb Salad

Inexpensive field cucumbers are perfect for this light and fresh salad.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: June 2007

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 9 ratings.
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  • Portion size 8


  • 4 4cucumbercucumbers
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupfresh coriander leaffresh coriander leaves
  • 4 4green oniongreen onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspchopped fresh mint


  • 3 tbsp 3tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsplemon juice
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspwhite wine vinegar
  • 1 1shallotshallots, minced
  • 1 1clove garliccloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
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Peel, quarter and seed cucumbers; chop and place in large bowl. Coarsely chop coriander; add to bowl along with green onions and mint.

Dressing: In bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, vinegar, shallot, garlic, salt and pepper. Pour over salad; toss to combine. Refrigerate for 2 hours. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 60 pro 1g total fat 5g sat. fat 1g
carb 3g fibre 1g chol 0mg sodium 76mg

% RDI:

calcium 2 iron 4 vit A 2 vit C 8
folate 8
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