Monday, March 14, 2011

EZ Cucumber Salad

St. Patrick's Day is coming soon and that means corned beef and cabbage and potatoes and all kinds of creative green things. This week you'll be seeing a few green-theme recipes from us! We'll start with something easy! A simple, fast, cucumber salad. You can slice it like I've done or you can chop it up and add some other green veggies too. Dressed up or dressed down this will be a tasty side to any meal and makes a great snack too!

EZ Cucumber Salad
6 Servings | Total Time: 5 min | Apprentice

  • 1 Large Cucumber
  • 2 Tbl Italian dressing
Craft: Peel the cucumber then slice or dice it. In a medium bowl, toss the cucumber slices with the dressing. Serve cold.

Strategies: You can add more depth to this side by adding cherry or grape tomatoes, radishes, celery, broccoli and/or green beans. You can swap out the Italian dressing for any kind of dressing you'd like.

  • Cucumber $0.50
  • Italian Dressing $1.50
Total Cost: $2.00
Cost Per Serving: $0.34

Category: Expansions, LFG, Snackage

1 comment:

  1. Makes me so ready for spring. I love cucumbers in vinegar. Have not tried the Italian dressing.