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Lime Cucumber Salsa

This unique salsa tastes terrific with chicken and fish, on top of baked potatoes or eaten as a dip with tortilla chips.—Marcia Kwiecinski, Corregidor, Philippines
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    2-1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 large cucumber, seeded and diced
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
Nutrition Facts
3 tablespoons: 25 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fat.

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