Cucumber Salad with Lemon Almond Dressing

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Serves: 4
Serving Size: 1/4 salad
Description: 
Recipe created by Katie Cavuto, MS, RD, Chef
Ingredients: 
Cucumber Salad
1 English Cucumber, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
Dressing
1/2 tablespoon almond butter
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
2 tablespoons olive oil
Red pepper flakes (optional)
1 tablespoons of water
Salt and pepper (optional)
Preparation: 

In a blender, combine all of the ingredients for the dressing.

In a bowl, toss the cucumber with the dressing. Garnish with the almonds.

Nutritional Info: 

Nutritional Analysis: ¼ salad (without salt)

Calories: 153
Fiber: 2 g
Fat: 14 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sat Fat:  1 g
Sodium: 2 mg           
Mono Fat:  9 g
Calcium: 52 mg
Poly Fat:  2 g
Magnesium: 48 mg
Protein:  3 g
Potassium: 218 mg
Carb:  6 g
Vitamin E: 5 mg*
Sugar: 2 g
 

* total alpha-tocopherol equivalents

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Reviews/Comments
April 12, 2016
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Trying to get almonds. Are they available for retail? I love almonds and cashews but they are hard to find here unsalted. I have high blood pressure so I don't need the salt.
April 12, 2016
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Get an editor?! How much cucumber, how prepared? All these ingredients and instructions refer ONLY to the dressing!
July 15, 2016
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Thank you for the comments. The recipe has updated and tested for accuracy. We have also included the nutritional information.
Cucumber Salad with Lemon Almond Dressing

In a blender, combine all of the ingredients for the dressing.

In a bowl, toss the cucumber with the dressing. Garnish with the almonds.