Cucumber And Mint Salad
This simple salad is light and refreshing! Serve it with your favorite soup or try spreading hummus in a toasted whole wheat pita and then stuff the pita with the salad. So delicious and very satisfying!
Large Salad Bowl
Small Mixing Bowl
4 ounces frozen green peas, thawed or use fresh
1 cup torn fresh mint
1 small seedless cucumber, halved or quartered lengthwise and cut 1/2 inch thick
1 head Boston lettuce or leaf lettuce, leaves torn into pieces
1/4 cup olive oil
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
salt to taste
crushed red pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, toss the green peas with mint, cucumber and lettuce.
- In a small bowl, pour 1/4 cup oil into lemon juice in a slow, steady stream, whisking until emulsified. Season with salt and crushed red pepper to taste.
- Drizzle dressing over salad and toss to coat evenly.
adapted from ‘Martha Steward Living,’ March 2010