Cucumber and Pomegranate/Cranberry Salad

Prep Time: 20 minutes  Cook Time: none
Makes: 5 servings
Good for: side dish, lunch, dinner

Ingredients

  • 2 large cucumbers
  • 3 cups chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds (alternative: cranberries)
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Peel cucumbers and halve lengthwise. Remove seeds. Cut into 1/4 inch slices.
  2. Combine cucumbers in a large bowl with cilantro, pomegranate/cranberries, oil, lime juice, scallion, salt and pepper.
  3. Serve topped with feta.

Nutrition

Serving size: 1 cup
162 calories, 12 g fat (3 g sat), 378 mg sodium,  11 g carbohydrates, 4  g protein, 13 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber

 

Recipe adapted from Eating Well
Photo courtesy of Eating Well

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