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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Cucumber Dill & Onion Salad *WP*

This is a refreshing summer salad, very low in calories

Ingredients:
1 Large Cucumber (with peel)
1/2 Medium Red Onion, Fresh
1 Tablespoon Salt - don't worry, it will be rinsed
3 Tablespoons Plain Nonfat Greek yogurt
2 Tablespoons Fresh Dill Weed finely minced
1/2 Teaspoon Fresh Ground Black Pepper
1/2 Cup Cider Vinegar

Directions:
Slice the cucumber and onion into very thin slices. I find a mandolin slicer works best. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of salt and refrigerate for a half hour. While it's chilling mix the remaining ingredients in a small bowl. When the cucumbers a thoroughly chilled, rinse the salt off with cold water. The salt will draw out the moisture out of the cucumbers and make them very crisp. Toss the cucumbers and onions with the dressing and serve.

Makes 4 1-cup servings.

Originally posted 7/12/09

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in the title indicates this is part of our "Weight Management Plan". Main Dishes average 300-350 calories. Desserts average 100-150 calories. Someday, I may get around to updating all the recipes to include the Nutritional Information. Don't hold your breath...
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