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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 44.4
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 9.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 2.0 g

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Summer Cucumber Salsa

Submitted by: SLINKY78
Summer Cucumber Salsa

Introduction

A new twist on salsa, for using cucumbers from the garden! A new twist on salsa, for using cucumbers from the garden!
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    3 medium-large cucumbers
    3 small-medium tomatoes
    1 green bell pepper
    1/2 cup red onion
    2 jalapeno peppers
    2 Tbsp minced cilantro
    2 Tbsp minced fresh dill
    3 squeezes of lime juice (either from wedges or a lime-bottle)

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Directions

(20 minute prep-time is for chopping up all the ingredients.)

Peel cucumber (if desired- you can leave the peel on if you prefer- I usually do, or at least leave some of it). Remove seeds from cucumber and discard, and chop remaining cucumber flesh into small pieces.
Remove seeds from tomatoes and discard. Chop remaining flesh into small pieces.
Remove seeds from bell pepper and discard. Chop bell pepper into small pieces.
Remove seeds from jalapeno peppers and chop into very small pieces (or mince).
Chop red onion into small pieces.
Mince cilantro and dill.

Combine all chopped veggies in a large bowl.
Add cilantro and dill and mix together well.
Add a few squeezes of lime juice and mix together again.

Serve with your choice of tortilla chips (not included in nutritional information). I use baked chips to make the recipe a little more healthy. I've found this salsa tastes great on baked "Scoops" chips, or corn tortilla chips with the "hint of lime" flavor. It especially worked well when I served it with Mango-Peach baked fruit chips!






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  • Incredible!
    32 of 36 people found this review helpful
    I make this with added garlic and put it over avocodoes or anything else you would like...grilled meats, salads, fish ...it is really great! - 7/1/09

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  • Incredible!
    18 of 18 people found this review helpful
    This was so good! I used english cuke, no hot peppers, and added some salt/pepper. I used dried parsley and dill. It made alot, but I will use it to top salads. The dill was a pleasant surprising taste - wouldn't have thought of it. I will definetely make this over and over!!! - 5/26/09

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  • Very Good
    18 of 19 people found this review helpful
    This is good stirred into sour cream for a topping on grilled salmon...or add some garlic, chili powder, and cumin for more of a Tex-Mex flavor. I also liked it just as written, but with a little garlic added. - 6/30/08

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  • 16 of 16 people found this review helpful
    I was surprised it didn't get too runny after setting a few days. It made so much for 1 person, but its been as good on day 5 as it was to begin with. Maybe better.
    Very nutritional. - 8/3/08

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  • Very Good
    14 of 14 people found this review helpful
    I made the recipe however I omitted the Jalapeno peppers. I also made my own pita chips so that I could control the sodium. - 6/30/08

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  • 13 of 14 people found this review helpful
    Just made this - the flavor is good, although next time I will make it with half of the jalapenos. This recipe made an exceptional amount, much more than 6 servings. I wish I had halved it. I added extra cilantro and dill and really enjoyed that flavor. - 7/18/09

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  • Incredible!
    13 of 14 people found this review helpful
    I made this for the 4th and everybody loved it. I took out the dill and used an avacado. We ate them with tortilla chips and even used it as a spread for the hotdogs. It's a great alternative to regular salsa and you can pair it up with all kinds of meat. Can't wait to make this again. - 7/8/08

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I've shared this with my family as well! What a great way to get them to eat veggies - my new favorite salsa. I'm going to add mangos, peaches and pineapple next time. Yummy! Thanks for sharing. - 6/30/08

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  • O.K.
    10 of 14 people found this review helpful
    I was really disappointed with this, especially since I love cukes and the ratings were all so good. It smelled awesome, but the taste was lacking. I think the cucumbers really nuetralized the taste of the peppers and onions. It was okay, but I won't make it again. - 12/10/08

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    i added some garlic.. this is great. - 6/30/08

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  • Very Good
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I made this up, put it into a mason jar and added it to my salads for flavor or made a dip out of it etc. It was good! I will make it again. :-) - 7/8/08

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  • Very Good
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I hate cucumbers and was very surprised at this recipe's great taste and texture. - 7/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Great flavor, my family loved it on whole wheat tortilla wraps. Very Yummy! Will definitely make again. - 7/2/08

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  • 8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Tried it. Love it. Wonderfully easy, tasty and refreshing - 6/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    THis is fantastic. It makes a huge amount. If you don't want as spicy only do 1 jalapeno. Add some garlic too. I used it in my omelet and it was so yummy! - 7/31/09

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I just tried some inside a baked yellow bell pepper. A quite nice alternative for an afternoon snack. - 1/7/10

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  • 6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    So good and cool on a hot day. I used all my own garden produce, made the pieces a little larger and served it as a nice chilled summer cucumber salad. - 7/25/09

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  • 6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I make a variation of this almost everyday- leaving it in a Tupperware in the fridge to snack on instead of something else. It does get a little wet (expells its moisture), but I add Asian Five Spice Seasoning and use it makes its own calorie free dressing. A large serving of something like this is - 6/30/08

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Great salsa and a good way to use lots of vegetables from your garden. - 1/10/10

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    love this concept - I swapped cumin instead of dill and made up one batch with avocado. Added a bit of cayenne and chili powder (that was DH's request) it was heavenly! Will be making this often!! - 8/27/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I was pleased that this holds so long (several days) in the fridge. To finish off the last of it, I added cut up romaine lettuce and ate as a salad. - 7/27/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This was very refreshing. I served over seared tuna with slices of avocado and orange for lunch today. - 7/23/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This was very good. I ate it the night I made it. Now that it's been sitting in my fridge for a day I can't wait to try it again! - 7/7/08

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    i made this with everything out of my garden,tastes great! - 6/30/08

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I loved it/ zippy/ great use for cukes!! - 8/17/09

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