Lemon Zucchini and Cucumber Salad

Lemon Zucchini and Cucumber Salad

Sarah W

"A very healthy, simple salad that works well next to a filet of steak or grilled tuna melt. Amount of vinegar and oil may be adjusted to taste."
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Ingredients

servings 119 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 119 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 10.3 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 108 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. Place the zucchini slices into a steamer basket and set over one inch of water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, cover and steam for 3 to 5 minutes, or until tender. Remove from the steamer and cool slightly.
  2. In a salad bowl, combine the zucchini and cucumber slices. In a separate bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Pour over the zucchini and cucumber. Toss to coat, then garnish with lemon peel.

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We were a bit sceptical, but I had all the ingredients on hand, and an abundance of cucumbers and zucchinis from the garden, so we gave it a try. The salad was very easy to make and it was deli...

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I personally didn't love it but my guestss thought it was an interesting dish.

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We were a bit sceptical, but I had all the ingredients on hand, and an abundance of cucumbers and zucchinis from the garden, so we gave it a try. The salad was very easy to make and it was deli...

This was definitely an interesting dish. I had all the ingredients, so I gave it a try. If I make it again, I will not steam the zucchini quite as long. I steamed it for just 3 minutes, but woul...

I personally didn't love it but my guestss thought it was an interesting dish.

It was pretty good but I would probably recommend adding onion to it for a little extra zip. I think it was a little bland.

I substituted red wine vinegar, because I do not like balsamic. It was wonderful! I might try adding a little more lemon next time, to see what happens.

This was pretty good. I didn't cook the zucchini or peel the cucumber, and I cut the balsamic vinegar down to 1/4 cup, but next time I will use 1/8 cup. I also cut the olive oil down to one tabl...

way too much balsamic for this amount of veggies, pretty bland dish

I added some chopped tomato and some chopped red onion with extra salt. Good for something different. Served with Ina Gartens meat loaf.

My daughter thought it was too sour, but liked it better after I added agave and crushed pineapple. My other daughter thought it was pickles.

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