Go light, healthy and fresh with this simple salad featuring blueberries and cucumbers.

Yield: 6 servings



Difficulty Rating: Easy

Nutritional Highlights: Fresh, antioxidant packed blueberries mix with cucumbers, which are a great source of potassium in this salad.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 cups (1 pint) fresh blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ½ cup cilantro or parsley leaves, coarsely chopped and loosely packed
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 18 teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese, optional
 
 

Tips & Notes

Try serving this refreshing salad with grilled fish or meats.


 
 

Instructions


  1. With a sharp knife, cut the cucumber in half lengthwise and scrape out the seeds with tip of a spoon.

  2. Cut into thin slices.

  3. In a large bowl, toss cucumber, blueberries, scallions and cilantro.

  4. In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil, lime juice, and salt and pepper.

  5. Pour over the cucumber mixture and toss to combine.

  6. Sprinkle with feta cheese if desired.


Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories – 110, Fat – 7.6g, Dietary Fiber –1.5g, Protein – 2.5g,  Vitamin C – 13%.


**Nutrition information is calculated using an online calorie calculator. Variations may exist. Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.


Recipe From: Farm Flavor - www.farmflavor.com
http://farmflavor.com/blueberry-cucumber-salad/
 

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