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Grandma's Cucumbers
Heart Smart Healthy Exchanges p.78

Ever stare for a few minutes at the super market spice rack and wonder what all those intriguing bottles can do for your food? Since I love to experiment with unfamiliar flavors, I've bought plenty of those bottles and sprinkled them on lots of dishes. He's one salad that benefits beautifully from a sprinkle of celery seed and lemon pepper.


3 cups thinly sliced unpeeled cucumbers
1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
Sugar substitute equal to 1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup white vinegar
1/2 teaspoon celery seed
1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper

In a medium bowl, combine cucumbers and onion. In a small bowl, combine sugar substitute, vinegar, celery seed, and lemon pepper. Add dressing mixture to cucumber mixture. Mix gently to combine. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Gently stir again just before serving.

Serves 4 (1 scant cup) - each serving equals:

HE: 1 1/2 Ve, 6 Opt. Cal.
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20 cal, 0g Fa, 1g Pr, 4g carb, 3mg So, 20mg Ca, 1g Fi
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Diabetic: 1 free vegetable

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