Grandma B's Cucumber Salad

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We all agree that Grandma's recipes have got to be the best recipes. One serving of this Grandma B's Cucumber Salad recipe will make one happy and healthy meal. This cucumber salad recipe makes a great side dish with grilled meat. You can also eat this for a meal on its own. This cucumber salad is not your everyday, ordinary salad recipe because it is crunchy, sweet, tangy and comforting. All the flavors in this salad recipe come together really well. Easy salad recipes for lunch or dinner are always important to have handy, and this cucumber salad is exactly that. It’s healthy, hearty and easy to prepare. It is always an excellent idea to incorporate best healthy salads that are low in calories such as this cucumber salad recipe in family meals.

There are many nutritional benefits of cucumbers and it's a good idea to include them in your diet as much as possible. It is unbelievable that one serving size or half cup of cucumber slices have as low as just eight calories. Even though cucumbers are low in calories, they are incredibly filling and make a great dinner option. Cucumbers are very high in vitamin C and potassium among many other health benefits and very low in sodium. They are practically cholesterol free which makes cucumbers the most sought after vegetable in salad recipes. Try to use cucumbers with the peel on since the peel has many healthy benefits. The nutritional benefits of cucumbers are the best reason to make this yummy recipe more than just once. Easy salad recipes for lunch are always important to have handy, and this tasty cucumber salad is exactly that. It’s healthy, hearty and easy to prepare.

It is entirely up to you if you wish to change the flavors a bit in this cucumber salad recipe. You can add balsamic vinegar and sprinkle feta cheese and oregano to give a tangy twist. You can cut out the sugar from the ingredients if you don't want the sweetness. Instead, opt for sweet corn for a subtle hint of natural sweet flavor. You can make this salad creamy by adding a dash of Greek yogurt along with spices like paprika and garlic powder. If you like red, yellow and orange peppers, go ahead and add them to the salad. You can add chickpeas or even cooked pasta to it. Throw some finely chopped greens like kale, arugula or green onions in it. You can also add French mustard dressing to this recipe or even mashed avocados. There are so many healthy variations to make this recipe healthy yet delicious.

Thank you to Mary at the Sweet Little Bluebird food blog for sharing this Grandma B's Cucumber Salad recipe with us. For more easy salad recipes do check out Mary's blog where she shares some of her best healthy salads. This cucumber salad recipe is one of the best salads ever just like grandma's love. Make this salad recipe today for your family!

Nutrition Facts for: Grandma B's Cucumber Salad from Sweet Little Bluebird
Ingredients: Cucumbers, onion, apple cider vinegar, water, sugar, salt, pepper, fresh tomato, fresh dill weed.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings.* Per Serving: Calories 71, Calories from Fat 2, Total Fat 0.2g 0%, Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%, Cholesterol 0, Sodium 36mg 2%,,Potassium 318mg 9%, Carbohydrates 15.9g 5%,Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%, Sugars 12.0g, Protein 1.3g, Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 17%, Calcium 4%, Iron 4%

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