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Spiced Cucumber And Sweet Red Pepper Salad

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Spiced cucumber and sweet red pepper salad is a mixed veggie salad. Flavorful and crispy fresh, this salad is dressed with yogurt and spiced with ginger, cumin and coriander. Chilled and tossed to serve, this vegetable salad goes well with spicy and savory meals.
Ingredients
  Low fat plain yogurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Peanut oil/Oriental sesame oil 2 Teaspoon
  Cider vinegar 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Minced ginger/1/8 teaspoon ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander/Ground cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cucumbers 1 Large, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into matchstick strips
  Sweet red pepper 1 Small, cored, seeded, and cut into matchstick strips
Directions

In a medium size bowl, combine the yogurt, sesame oil, vinegar, ginger, cumin, and coriander.
Add the cucumber and red pepper and toss well.
Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours, tossing occasionally.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 215 Calories from Fat 104

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.2%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g12.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3.4 mg1.1%

Sodium 51.5 mg2.1%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.9%

Sugars 14.4 g

Protein 6 g12.7%

Vitamin A 86% Vitamin C 284.4%

Calcium 17% Iron 9.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Spiced Cucumber And Sweet Red Pepper Salad Recipe