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Cucumber, Radish and Mint Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tracy Litwicki
Added: Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 kirby or 3 English cucumbers (seedless)
2 bunches radishes
2 bunches scallions
1/2 C. white wine, raspberry or champagne vinegar
3/4 C. olive oil or sunflower seed oil
Coarse sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
1 C. chopped fresh mint leaves

Directions:
Directions:
1. Peel the cucumbers, and slice them thin. Cut the radishes in thin slices. Slice the scallions (white and light green parts) on the diagonal, and toss them in a bowl with the cucumber and radishes.
2. Combine the vinegar and oil. Taste for balance; the dressing should be tart. Toss the vegetables int the dressing.
3. Just before serving, season with salt and pepper, and sprinkle with mint leaves. Toss again. Do not season the salad earlier, or the salt will draw moisture from the cucumbers and make it watery.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 small
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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