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Simple Low Fat Salad Recipes

Cucumber Salad with Oil and Vinegar


I think this crisp cucumber is very good with cold roast meat or chicken. It is simple and easy salad recipes.

Makes 6 servings

  • 1 large English cucumber, unpeeled, halved, seeded, and thinly sliced, or cut into 2-inch lengths and then into thin matchstick strips

  • Salt to taste

  • small onion, very thinly sliced

  • 1 cup thinly shredded Savoy cabbage

  • teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 2 tablespoons white wine or rice-wine vinegar

  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste

  1. Place the cucumber in a colander or sieve. Sprinkle generously with salt. Let stand for 30 to 60 minutes. Rinse with cold water. Press out as much liquid as possible. Roll up the cucumbers in a dry kitchen towel and twist the ends to remove as much liquid as possible.

  2. Place the cucumbers in a medium-size bowl. Toss with the onion and cabbage. Toss the types of greens with the cumin and cilantro. Sprinkle with the vinegar and drizzle with the olive oil. Toss well. Season well with the pepper. Serve this simple low fat salad recipes at room temperature.

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