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Blueberry-Cucumber Salad

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

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
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese, optional

Preparation

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