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Spinach And Cucumber Salad

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Ingredients
  Spinach 1 Pound
  Cucumbers 2
  Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), slivered
  Fresh parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), minced
  Green olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Black olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Almonds/Pine nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cider vinegar/Red wine vinegar 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried marjoram/Dried oregano 1 Pinch
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Clean the spinach by washing it. Dry it thoroughly.
2. Cut the spinach stems and chop them coarsely. This makes 4 cups of spinach.
3. Take cucumbers, peel and dice them, and scrape their seeds.

MAKING
4. Take a large bowl and add the diced cucumber along with celery, green and black olives, parsley, chopped spinach, and almonds or pine nuts.
5. Take another small bowl, and combine vinegar, salad oil, pepper, salt, marjoram and oregano. Spoon this mixture over the vegetables.
6. Toss the salad until nicely mixed.

SERVING
7. Serve the spinach and cucumber salad with rice or other meat dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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