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Sesame Cucumber Salad

Sesame Cucumber Salad

  • Ready In 15 minutes
  • Serves 4 as a side

If you’re looking for a flavorful side dish, look no further. This Sesame Cucumber Salad is an undeniably simple creation, but don’t let that fool you. It’s packed with flavor and filled with beautiful colors and phytonutrients. Serve as a side or on top of a bed of greens. Enjoy! Please click here to view a downloadable PDF version. 

  • 2 large cucumbers

  • 2 medium purple or orange carrots

  • ¼ cup chopped scallions

  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger

  • juice of 2 limes

  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoons black sesame seeds

Step 1

Slice the 2 cucumbers into a bowl using a mandoline or sharp knife. 

Step 2

Add the chopped scallions; then use a vegetable peeler to peel long strips of the carrots into the bowl with the cucumbers and scallions.

Step 3

Add the oil, lime juice, ginger, and sesame seeds. Mix thoroughly. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Calories 144 • Total Fat 12 g • Protein 2 g • Fiber 3 g • Sugar 2 g • Sodium 26 mg

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