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Cucumber Salad 

Tangy and refreshing, this side dish is perfect for a summer barbeque, or anytime!

This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.

Category: Side Dishes

Think Variety; Think Color: Green

Preparation time: 15 Minutes

Serves: 2

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 1 ¼

Ingredients:

  • 1 cucumber, large, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp yogurt, low-fat, plain
  • 1 Tbsp vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1 tsp dill weed (optional)
  • 1 dash pepper

1.  Peel and thinly slice cucumber.

2.  Mix all other ingredients in mixing bowl.

3. Add cucumber slices and stir until coated.

4. Chill until serving.

Credit: Michigan State University Cooperative Extension Service, Eating Right is Basic

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 90 Carbohydrates: 4g
Total Fat: 7g Cholesterol: 0mg
Saturated Fat: 1g Dietary Fiber: 1g
% of Calories from Fat: 11% Sodium: 15mg
Protein: 2g  

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