Thursday, August 11, 2011

Mexican Cucumber Salad



Don't you just love when you can keep eating and eating something that is SOOOOO good...and not feel guilty about it? 


This was a super tasty salad that goes well with any Southwestern meal. 



Mexican Cucumber Salad
Adapted from Blessed with Grace

1 large cucumber, chopped
1 1/2 cups frozen corn, thawed
1 (15 oz) can diced tomatoes, drained a bit
1 green pepper, chopped
1 red pepper, chopped
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
1 tsp. crushed red pepper
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. cumin
1/4 tsp. coriander
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. black pepper

In a large bowl, toss together the cucumber, corn, tomatoes, peppers.  In a small bowl, combine the red wine vinegar with all the spices. Add the spice mixture to the veggies and toss to combine.  Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Total calories = 470 calories
6 cups = 78 calories per cup

One Year Ago...










Grilled Corn w/Chipotle Lime Butter


Calories calculated from calorieking.com. Some numbers are approximate and rounded.

12 comments:

  1. Right now I know what to do with my cucumbers, I am getting fed up with them the same old way and I have quite a few in the garden!!! Thanks Diane

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  2. Yay! Another cucumber recipe to use up the hoards that I still have!

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  3. Sounds so good. I especially love the calorie count. I wouldn't feel guilty about filling up a whole wheat pita with this and having it for lunch. Yummy!

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  4. Ha! I'm not the only one looking for ways to use up a cucumber glut! Thanks for this - it looks yummy xx

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  5. Yum. Looks so delicious. I cannot wait to try this out. Come over and visit us. We have some wonderful Southern recipes this month.

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  6. Great seasonal recipe. It'll be a welcome change from the plain sliced cucumbers I've been serving lately.

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  7. I served the salad with some black bean cream cheese burritos, the recipe is scheduled to post next week!

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  8. Very nice indeed...we've got to start eating more veggies at our house and what a great way to do it!

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  9. This sounds so fresh and flavorful!
    Thank you so much for linking up to Made it on Monday!

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  10. Only 78 calories? Wow and it looks so good too, thank you for this great recipe :)

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  11. Hi Debbi,
    I would just eat and eat this great salad. I love that you added corn to it. Hope you are having a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday!
    See you soon,
    Miz Helen

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