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Minty Cucumber Salad

Minty Cucumber Salad

"This refreshing sensation of crunchy cucumbers offers a mild hint of orange and mint flavors that are perfect for spring. Katherine Hee of Colchester, Vermont shared it."
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10 m servings
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  1. Place cucumbers in a bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar and oil. Add the mint, parsley, sugar and orange peel; pour over cucumbers. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours, stirring several times.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: 3/4 cup equals 90 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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Good, solid recipe. IMHO, it only needs about half the oil and double (or even triple) the orange zest. (It really depends on your tastes; I like my salads zing-y.)

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I gave this one 3 stars but can make it 5 with a few adjustments. First double all the ingredients because even after doing so, I had to keep stirring the mixture to make sure all of it soaked ...

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I gave this one 3 stars but can make it 5 with a few adjustments. First double all the ingredients because even after doing so, I had to keep stirring the mixture to make sure all of it soaked ...

Good, solid recipe. IMHO, it only needs about half the oil and double (or even triple) the orange zest. (It really depends on your tastes; I like my salads zing-y.)

Yum! I used baby cucumbers so decided not to peel and seed them. Pretty and tasty, thank you!

This salad is amazing. The only thing it lacks is salt.

Very refreshing and different. I loved how the fresh citrusy mint married with the crisp cucumbers. I thought white balsamic vinegar would be better suited for the dressing though, and I added a...

We loved this light, refreshing salad! The subtle mint and orange flavors are perfect with the cucumbers.

I picked this recipe as something completely different for us to try...I have never made anything with mint before. So, we were not really fans of this salad, but that is not a fault of the rec...

I'm sort of on the fence with this salad. I thought I'd taste more vinegar, or more mint. Or something . . .but it really wasn't there for me. It tasted fine, just nothing really popped out i...

This recipe is only okay. I'd look for a different one for my next picnic.

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