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Cucumber and Cilantro Salad

Fresh spiralized cucumber with cilantro for this easy salad.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 141 kcal
Author foodnessgracious

Ingredients

  • 3 large cucumber washed and spiraled
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 yellow pepper diced
  • 3/4 cup fresh finely chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes

For The Dressing

  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 1 pinch cracked black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place the spiraled cucumber on some paper towels and let sit for 5 minutes to absorb any water.

  2. Add the cucumber noodles to a large bowl along with the diced red and yellow peppers.

  3. Add the chopped cilantro, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper.

  4. In a separate smaller bowl whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, salt, and black pepper.

  5. Add the dressing to the cucumber noodles and toss gently but making sure to coat all of the cucumber.

  6. Transfer to a serving platter and serve at once or store covered in the refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

This recipe will make enough salad for 4 small appetizer portions or two good sized lunch salads.

Nutrition Facts
Cucumber and Cilantro Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 141 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 316mg 13%
Potassium 457mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 30.1%
Vitamin C 124.7%
Calcium 3.5%
Iron 5.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.