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Blueberry-Cucumber Salad

Blueberry-Cucumber Salad

Blueberry-Cucumber Salad

Blueberry-Cucumber Salad

Recipe: Blueberry-Cucumber Salad

One of our favorite things about summertime is how easy meal prep can be. This Blueberry Cucumber Salad is a quick fix of refreshing, seasonal ingredients. Enjoy it by the pool, pack it to go, or serve it up with dinner – no matter how you dish it out, this Blueberry Cucumber Salad is a light summer recipe packed full of healthy benefits!

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 cups (1 pint) fresh blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced scallions
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped cilantro or parsley leaves, loosely packed
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 18 teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese, optional

Instructions

  1. With a sharp knife, cut the cucumber in half lengthwise
  2. With the tip of a spoon, scrape out the seeds
  3. Cut into thin slices
  4. In a large bowl, toss cucumber, blueberries, scallions and cilantro
  5. In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil, lime juice, cilantro, salt and pepper
  6. Pour over the cucumber mixture and toss to combine
  7. Sprinkle with feta cheese, if desired

Number of servings (yield): 6

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