Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health™
A great contrast of temperatures and flavors.
Diet Types: Low Carbohydrate, Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredients:
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon crushed hot red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 large cucumbers, peeled
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced into thin half moons
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup peanuts, roasted and chopped fine
  • Serves: 4
    Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes
    Instructions:
    In a small bowl, combine the sugar, hot pepper, salt, black & red pepper and garlic. Mix well and set aside. Cut the cucumbers in half lengthwise (if using regular cucumbers, scoop the seeds out) cut each half in 1/4" slices. In a large non-stick skillet heat the Sesame Oil over a medium-hot heat. Add in the cucumbers and red onion. Cook, stirring often about 1 minute, add spices cook 1 minute more then add the lime juice stirring until all the liquid is absorbed. Put the cucumber and onion in a medium bowl and let cool. Let salad sit for at least 3 hours to allow the flavors to mellow. Sprinkle with peanuts before serving.

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      Nutrition Facts

      Serving Size: 1
      Servings per Recipe: 4
      Amount Per Serving 
      Calories 108
      Calories from Fat 59
       % Daily Value*
      Total Fat 7g10%
        Saturated Fat 1g5%
        Mono Fat 3g 
      Sodium 295mg12%
      Total Carbs 11g4%
        Dietary Fiber 2g10%
      Protein 3g 
      Iron4%
      Calcium3%
      Vitamin B-610%
      Vitamin C8%
      Vitamin E5%
      Vitamin A5%
      Selenium2%
      Manganese20%
      Copper5%
      Zinc4%
      Pantothenic acid6%
      Niacin8%
      Thiamin7%
      Folate10%
      Potassium10%
      Phosphorus8%
      Magnesium9%
      * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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