Sliced Cucumber Snack

By August 24, 2016Recipes

cucumber1 jalapeño, seeded and finely diced
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
black pepper to taste
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 cucumbers, very finely sliced
4 tablespoons minced cilantro, to taste

  1. Dice the jalapeño and garlic and add to a medium bowl. Add 3 tablespoons of fresh lime juice, crushed red pepper, salt, and pepper. use a whisk to incorporate the 3 tablespoons olive oil. Set aside.
  2. Finely slice the cucumbers. use a mandolin if you have it, but a very sharp knife will do the trick. Add the cucumbers to the dressing and stir together.
  3. Finely mince the cilantro and add it to the bowl. Stir to combine. you can either let it sit int the fridge to marinate for a couple hours or serve immediately. Be sure to allow it to come to room temperature before serving to allow the oil to become liquid again.

Serves 6

Per serving:
Calories 68; Carbohydrate 2 g; Fat 7 g; Protein 0 g; sodium 198 g