Minted Lime Cucumber Salad

A new take on a classic summer dish this minted lime cucumber salad is the perfect side dish for summer cookouts, picnics, or even just a hot day at home. Slices of crisp cucumber mellow in lime juice mixed with mint and ginger. The result is a thirst quenching, refreshing summertime salad.

Minted Lime Cucumber Salad

A classic cucumber salad is comprised of sugar, vinegar, onion, and a little salt. Some people add sour cream. But why stop there? Cucumber salad is a great base for exploring flavor combinations. You could swap out red pepper flakes for the ginger in this recipe to bring some heat. The possibilities are endless. I intend to explore them all while cucumbers are running 3 for $1.99 at the grocery store! So, stay tuned.

Minted Lime Cucumber Salad

Pro tip: Drain extra dressing off of leftover salad into a separate container. It prevents the leftover salad from becoming soggy. Pour the dressing over leftovers when serving.

Minted Lime Cucumber Salad

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Minted Lime Cucumber Salad
A new take on a classic summer dish this minted lime cucumber salad is the perfect side dish for summer cookouts, picnics, or even just a hot day at home. Slices of crisp cucumber mellow in lime juice mixed with mint and ginger. The result is a thirst quenching, refreshing summertime salad.
Minted Lime Cucumber Salad
Course Salad Bar
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 1 hour
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Course Salad Bar
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 1 hour
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Minted Lime Cucumber Salad
Instructions
  1. Layer cucumbers in a paper towel lined bowl, sprinkling salt on each layer. Let sit for 10 minutes. Remove paper towels from bowl and drain any excess liquid off of cucumbers.
  2. Toss red onion, cucumbers, and mint together in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk remaining ingredients together; pour over cucumber mix, cover, and chill for at least one hour.

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