Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Balsamic Cucumber Salad

Balsamic Cucumber Salad
Ready for easy elegance? Try this quick, refreshing Balsamic Cucumber Salad with our Time Savers Mandoline™.  It’s light, healthy and perfect for warm days.
Serves: 12
Serving size: ½ cup
Time: 10 minutes
2 medium cucumbers, halved
1 medium red onion, peeled
1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
6-oz./175 g container feta cheese
1 cup balsamic dressing*
1. Set Time Savers Mandoline™ round knob to #3, triangular knob to “lock” and select the straight v-shaped blade insert. Using food guider, slice both cucumbers, discarding the ends. Transfer to medium bowl.
2. Switch Mandoline round knob to #1, and use food guider to slice onion. Add to cucumber in bowl.
3. Add tomatoes, feta and balsamic dressing to cucumber mixture and toss gently to combine.
*Replace balsamic dressing with balsamic reduction for a sweeter, tangier salad.
Nutritional Information (per serving): 
Calories: 100 Total Fat: 8g  Saturated Fat: 2g  Cholesterol: 15mg  Carbohydrate: 5g  Sugar: 3g  Fiber: 1g  Protein: 3g  Sodium: 310mg  Vitamin A: 8%  Vitamin C: 10%  Calcium: 8%  Iron: 2%

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