Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Salad

This is a zesty, refreshing Cucumber Salad that makes the perfect side dish or a tasty light lunch. Cucumbers offer a unique combination of nutrients including cucurbitacins, lignans, and flavonoids, which provide valuable antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer benefits. This recipe is super easy to put together as it takes almost no time at all, which makes it the perfect party food especially summer BBQ’s!

Cucumber Salad Recipe

Makes 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces of chopped peppers
  • 1 seedless cucumber diced
  • 3 celery sticks sliced
  • 1  small fennel bulb sliced
  • 3 green onions sliced

Dressing:

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh tarragon
  • 2 teaspoons fresh basil

Directions

  1. Combine peppers, cucumber, celery, fennel & onion in large bowl.  Cover & refrigerate.
  2. Whisk oil with lemon juice, garlic tarragon & basil, cover & refrigerate.  One hour before serving, toss salad with dressing.  Add sea salt & pepper to taste.

Cucumber Salad

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary. Learn More