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Cucumber Salad with Lemon Almond Dressing

Cucumber Salad with Lemon Almond Dressing

DESCRIPTION:

Recipe created by Katie Cavuto, MS, RD, Chef


INGREDIENTS:

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:

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 Info:

Nutritional Analysis: ? 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
Ellen Rohrbach (not verified) April 12, 2016

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.

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Marlise (not verified) April 12, 2016

Get an editor?! How much cucumber, how prepared? All these ingredients and instructions refer ONLY to the dressing!

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Almond Board o… July 15, 2016

Thank you for the comments. The recipe has updated and tested for accuracy. We have also included the nutritional information.