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5/28/09 6:35 P

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I love cucumber and dill. This recipe is a keeper, for sure.

~~Becky~~

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5/27/09 8:16 P

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I just made this tonight and it was delicious!! Great use for cucumbers other than just in a salad.

Thanks for a great recipe and a great site. I signed up for their newsletter.



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5/27/09 7:09 P

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This sounds great. I think I'll make it this week-end. Thanks.

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5/26/09 8:10 P

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Cucumber Dill Salad
This recipe serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time:
Ingredients

* 1 medium cucumber, peeled and cut in half lengthwise
* 1 shallot, sliced very thin
* 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
* 1 tablespoon sugar
* salt to taste
* freshly ground black pepper
* 3 tablespoons finely chopped, fresh dill

Cooking Instructions
1. With a melon baller or a sharp knife, scoop out the seeds in the center of the cucumber. Cut the cucumber into thin slices.

2. Place the vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper in a bowl and whisk together until the sugar dissolves.

3. Add the cucumber slices, shallots and dill and stir well.

Nutrition Facts

* Serving Size:about 1/2 cup
* Amount Per Serving

* Calories30
* Protein1 g
* Total Carbohydrate7 g
* Dietary Fiber1 g
* Soluble Fiber0 g
* Insoluble Fiber0 g
* Sugar5 g
* Total Fat0 g
* Saturated Fat0 g
* Monounsaturated Fat0 g
* Polyunsaturated Fat0 g
* Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)0 g
* Omega-3 Fatty Acid0 g
* Omega-6 Fatty Acid0 g
* Cholesterol0 mg
* Percent Calories from Fat1 %
* Percent Calories from Protein11 %
* Percent Calories from Carbohydrate88 %
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