Cucumber Berry Salad
Makes 4 Servings

Cucumber Berry Salad

A quick, simple and refreshing salad featuring fresh blueberries and crisp cucumber chunks with feta cheese, arugula and a lime vinaigrette.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

Vinaigrette

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic (or other) vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice, freshly squeezed or bottled
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Salad

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 medium greenhouse-grown cucumber, cut into small chunks (about 1 1/4 cup)
  • 4 cups fresh arugula (or another leafy green)
  • 1/4 medium red onion, thinly sliced (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat Feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts (toasted optional)
  • 4 slices whole grain bread
Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
 
NutrientsAmount
Calories210
Total Fat10 g
Saturated Fat3 g
Cholesterol8 mg
Sodium368 mg
Total Carbohydrate24 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Total Sugars10 g
Added Sugars included2 g
Protein4 g

Directions

  1. In a small bowl whisk together vinaigrette ingredients.
  2. In a large bowl mix together all salad ingredients, except bread.
  3. When ready to serve, add vinaigrette to salad and toss.
  4. Toast bread, then cut into four pieces.

Recipe Source: MyPlate.gov, Cucumber Berry Salad

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