Cucumber Salad

January 11th, 2011 by Elise | Printer friendly version Printer friendly version Leave a reply »
This tasty and visually appealing salad is very low calorie and easy to make. Marinating the cucumbers for several hours allows them to soak up a lot of flavor.
Nutritional Information
43 calories; 1g protein; 3g carbohydrates; 4g fat; 0mg cholesterol; 32mg sodium; 0g fiber

Makes 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds seedless cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon organic sugar
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons grainy mustard
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Bibb or Boston lettuce leaves
Instructions
  1. Add the cucumber slices to a colander and toss them with salt. Allow them to drain for 30 minutes and then squeeze out excess liquid.
  2. Mix the sugar, vinegar and mustard together in a large bowl. Add the cucumbers and toss to coat. Put the bowl in the refrigerator and allow to chill for 2 hours or more.
  3. Drain the cucumbers, reserving the excess liquid. Stir the olive oil into the marinade. Drizzle the marinade over the lettuce, top with cucumbers and serve.

1 comment

  1. Irene says:

    I really love salad a lot but not cucumber.
    I love cucumber when I used to scrub it on my face.
    Well, this recipe seems to be good having some cucumber in it, its worth a try!
    Thanks.

    Irene
    My blog: mixeur plongeant professionnel 

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