Strawberry Cucumber Salad

A light and refreshing summer salad with strawberries, cucumbers, basil, mint, red onion and balsamic vinaigrette.

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Strawberry Cucumber Salad

A light and refreshing summer salad with strawberries, cucumbers, basil, mint, red onion and balsamic vinaigrette.

  • Author: Julie Andrews
  • Prep Time: 5-10 mins
  • Cook Time: 0 mins
  • Total Time: 5-10 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6 1x
  • Category: Side Dish, Salad
  • Method: No-Cook
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

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Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon coarse salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Salad:

  • 1 large English cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1-pound strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • ¼ small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, chiffonade
  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves, chiffonade
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • ¼ cup crushed roasted pistachios

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, honey (if using), olive oil, salt and black pepper until combined.
  2. To the bowl, add the cucumber, strawberries, red onion, basil and mint and stir to combine. Refrigerate at least 10-15 minutes. When ready to serve, top with feta cheese and crushed pistachios.

Notes

Cooking Tip: Make this salad the day of for a fresh and gorgeous side dish everyone will love!

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe
  • Calories: 122
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Sodium: 162mg
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 9g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg

Keywords: salad, side dish, strawberry, strawberries, spring, cucumber, summer

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